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Içe de Gebir
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Içe de Gebir, Yça Cuidili, Yça Gidelli

Date of Birth: Early 15th century

Place of Birth: Probably Castile

Date of Death: Second half of the 15th century

Place of Death: Unknown


Içe, whose nisba possibly derives from the Arabic al-Shādhilī, a member of the Shādhiliyya Sufi order, was a faqīh (Sp. alfaquí) in Segovia (Castile), a city that had important Muslim and Jewish aljamas. The earliest evidence about him suggests that, in the …

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Wiegers, Gerard, “Içe de Gebir”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2010

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