Qur'an al-Furqan (The Criterion) 25:20: And We did not send before you, [O Muhammad], any of the messengers except that they ate food and walked in the markets. And We have made some of you [people] as trial for others - will you have patience? And ever is your Lord, Seeing.
Chinese Quran by Zheng He, great seafarer. Raised in the mountainous heart of Asia, Zheng was by origin a Central Asian Muslim. Born Ma He, son of a rural official in the Mongol province of Yunnan, taken captive as an invading Chinese army overthrew the Mongols in 1382. Ritually castrated, he was trained as an imperial eunuch for the court of Zhu Di, Prince of Yan. W/in 20 years he was key strategist and admiral of the navy.