Idris

Arabian - A prophet. Son of Hirmis. He is said to have invented writing, tailoring, geomancy and the use of the fortune-telling board, the ziraja. An angel was so impressed with Idris that he took the prophet up to heaven still alive but the angel of death, who had been looking for Idris, met him in the fourth heaven and the prophet died. At times, called Idris.
Arabian - A cook with Al Iskander (Alexander. The Great). Preparing some fish for his master's supper, he washed them in the waters of the Well of Life, whereupon the dead fish immediately revived and swam away. Also commonly referred to as Idris.
Welsh - A giant prince. At times, called Idris.

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