My first Divine Wind game as Byzantium. Note the Monster Lithuania.
and my second (progress so far). Oddities are mostly religious. There is no Islam between Constantinople and Delhi. The Vijayangar Empire tore through everything up to where Khorisan is now and then collapsed. Central Asia is a hodge-podge of Islam, Orthodoxy (Novgorod was once huge as well) and a bit of Hinduism. Aragon is my vassal so Spain can't form. Muscowy is likewise so no Russia either. Ireland has been more or less in some state of independence for the last 100-150 years.