a Roman poet, contemporary with Pliny the Younger and Martial, by both of whom he is addressed as an intimate friend.
He wrote a poem on the war of the giants. (Plin. Ep. 2.19; Martial, Epig.11.52.) [P.S]
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.