Who is Zheng He, and how has he influenced the cultural exchange of China and the Arab world?



Annie Ningxin Li



Original Date

May 26, 2018


As the One Belt One Road project is often mentioned in media, what are the connections between the Arab world and China? Zheng He, one of the most influential explorers in world history, was a pioneer who connected the Arab world and China, introducing them to one another and left precious physical documents including illustrations depicting his encounters with Oman, Yemen, Mecca and more.

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