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 Isabelle.Isenbras or Sir Isumbras. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Isaf.
 
An Arabian idol in the form of a man, brought from Syria, and placed in Es-Safa, near the temple of Mecca. Some say Isaf was a man converted into stone for impiety, and that Mahomet suffered this one “idol” to remain as a warning to his disciples.   1
 


 Isabelle.Isenbras or Sir Isumbras. 

 
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