2. Mentioned by Justin (11.2) as a soil of Philip and a half-brother of Alexander the Great.
The latter suspected him of aiming at the throne, and put him to death soon after his accession, B. C. 336.
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.