The family-names of this gens are AVIOLA, BALBUS, and GLABRIO, of which the last two were undoubtedly plebeian, as members of these families were frequently tribunes of the plebs.
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.