1. The first Cantacuzenus who became distinguished in history was the commander of the Greek fleet in the reign of Alexis I. Comnenus.
He besieged Laodiceia, and was victorious in Dalmatia in the war with Bohemond in 1107.
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.