a friend of Cicero's, recommended by him to P. Sulpicius in B. C. 54. (Cic. Fam. 13.77.)
Bolanus also occurs in Horace (Sat. 1.9. 11) as the name of a well-known furious fellow, who would not submit to any insult or impertinence.
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.