one of the names of several Roman emperors, of whom an account is given under ANTONINUS, AURELIUS, CARACALLA, CARINUS, CARUS, CLAUDIUS, COMMODUS, MAXENTIUS, MAXIMIANUS, NUMERIANUS, PROBUS, QUINTILLUS, ROMULUS, SEVERUS, VERUS.
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.