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