3. A man who measured distances in his marches for Alexander the Great, and wrote a work on the subject.
He is mentioned by Pliny in conjunction with BAETON. (Plin. Nat. 6.17.) [E.E]
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.