an architect, who wrote on mechanical powers. (Vitruv. vii. Praef.)
He seems to have been the same who tried the patience of Cicero. (Epist. ad Q. F. 3.1, 1, 3.9.) [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.