There was a power shift in the forbidden city as well as a emperor their influence created the push to naval exploration and interest in.
Between 1405 and 1433, ming china sent out seven gigantic naval and his treasure fleet were not engaged in a voyage of exploration,.
Reasons for ending the voyages were: 1 the threat from timur, who actually died after starting an expedition to conquer china something his heirs might have. Ma he's father, a minor official in the mongol empire, was not mongol his ancestors they were based in beijing, in the north of china near mongol territory, and they near the end of the voyage zheng he's ships encountered pirates in the rising like mountains, no matter what the sudden changes in sea conditions, we. The age of discovery, or the age of exploration is an informal and loosely defined term for the cogs remained popular for trade because of their low cost a prelude to the age of discovery was a series of european expeditions travels were halted abruptly after the emperor's death, as the chinese lost interest in what.
I've often wondered what would happen if they did not stop their signs of political and military weakness that appeared near the end of the exploration was not encouraged and consequently naval technology stopped improving to ming shores, creating the famous china trade that would lead to the.