3. Of Ascalon, was the chief tragic poet in the time of Caligula, with whom he lived on the most intimate terms. (Philo, Legat. ad Caium, p. 790 ; D. C. 59.5; Suet. Cal. 33.)
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.