the name of a family of the Horatia gens. Barbatus was also a surname of P. Cornelius Scipio, consul in B. C. 328 [SCIPIO], of the Quinctii Capitolini [CAPITOLINUS], and of M. Valerius Messalla, consul in B. C. 12. [MESSALLA.]
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.