As salaamu alaii kumm wa rahmatullahi wa barakath,
1. Ghulam Zarafa a.k.a Leo of Tripolis in Byzantine history.
2. Profession: Sailor.
3. Revert to Islam at the age of 12.
4. Early youth: Left home. Discovered and learnt.
5. Later: Left home. Imparted, Instilled. Kicked ass. Kicked some more ass. Actually a lot. Rewrote history. Must have kicked more ass for sure – but sadly, no account available.
6. Awesomeness rating on a scale of 1 to 10 with 10 being the highest: 9. Continue reading