How did the Arabian Peninsula’s location help Muslim traders dominate trade along the Indian Ocean? A.Its mountains and rivers allowed Muslims merchants to form their own independent trading villages. B.Its long border with Tang China gave it an advantage in trading for valuable Chinese luxury goods. C.Its central location gave Muslim traders access to both land and sea routes between Europe and Asia. D.Its location west of the Mongol Empire allowed it to thrive while the Mongols destroyed other countries.

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