(2) Contribution of Chines Muslim during various dynasties A timeline study in historical perspective

  • Dr Hafiz zahid Latif
Keywords: China. Islam in china. Muslims of china. Arrival of islam in china.


 China is one of the world's four ancient civilizations according to the Written history of China dates back to the Shang Dynasty (c. 1600–1046 BC), over 3,000 years ago. Prehistoric china's chronology is divided into the Paleolithic Age, the Neolithic Age, and the Bronze Age. Most probably the first dynasty in ancient China, it's generally believed that the xia Dynasty consisted of several clans living alongside the Yellow River. Most of the evidence for the Xia Dynasty, including its name, is perhaps just legend. Islam has been practiced in China about 1,300 years. The Hui people are an East Asian ethnic group predominantly composed of Chinese speaking adherents of Islam distributed throughout China, mainly in the northwestern provinces of the country and the Zhongyuan region. Though Hui Muslims are the most numerous groups, the greatest concentration of Muslims is in Xinjiang, with a significant Uyghur population. According to Chinese Muslims' traditional accounts, Islam was first introduced to China in 616-18 AD by Hazrat Saa,d bin Abi waqas a companion of the Prophet of Islam Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH)then Ming dynasty,Yuan dynasty ,song dynasty and so on ;muslim played their pivotal role in shining and spreading Islam through the all corners of china .I will try my best here to  enlighten age of Muslims .


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