or Bidpay. The Indian Esop. His compilation was in
Sanskrit, and entitled Pantcha-Tantra. Khosru (Chosroes) the
Great, of Persia, ordered them to be transiated into Pehlvi, an idiom
of Medish, at that time the language of Persia. This was in the middle
of the sixth century.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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