2. A tragic poet of Alexandria, mentioned as one of the seven poets who formed the Tragic Pleiad.
He lived in the time of the second Ptolemy. (Schol. ad Hephaest. p. 32, 93, ed. Paw.,
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.