1. One of the favourite concubines of the emperor Claudius.
She was prevailed upon by Narcissus to go to Ostia, where the emperor was tarrying, to inform him of the marriage of Messalina and C. Silius. (Tac. Ann. 11.30.)
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.