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Pilpayʹ or Bidpay

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The Indian Æsop. His compilation was in Sanskrit, and entitled Pantcha-Tantra. Khosru (Chosroes) the Great, of Persia, ordered them to be translated into Pehlvi, an idiom of Medish, at that time the language of Persia. This was in the middle of the sixth century.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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