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Ghulam Zarafa: The greatest Muslim seaman in history! A force that alarmed the Byzantine empire!


As salaamu alaii kumm wa rahmatullahi wa barakath,

Leo - the ijtema

Brief info:

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

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