（*Da/fnos), a physician of Ephesus, who is introduced by Athenaeus in his Deipnosophistae (i. p. 1) as a contemporary of Galen in the second century after Christ. [W.A.G]
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.