2. Is named in the life of Virgil, ascribed to Tib. Cl. Donatus, as " poeta quidam mediocris," the hero of the Sicvosnonvobis story. (Vit. Virg. 17.70.) [W.R]
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.