3. Of Chios, a flute player, who is said to have been the first who played the Bacchic spondee on the flute. (Athen. 14.638.)
It may be that he is the same as Dion, the αὐλοποιός, who is mentioned by Varro. (Fragm. p. 198, ed. Bipont.)
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.