1. A surname of Demeter by which she was worshipped at Athens by the Gephyraeans who had emigrated thither front Boeotia. (Hdt. 5.61; Plut. Is. et Osir. p. 378, D.)
William Smith. A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology. London. John Murray: printed by Spottiswoode and Co., New-Street Square and Parliament Street. In the article on Soranus, we find: "at this present time (1848)" and this date seems to reflect the dates of works cited. 1873 - probably the printing date.