2. A Greek sophist, a native of Assyria, is mentioned by Philostratus (Vit. Soph. 2.4) as the teacher of Antiochus of Aegae, according to which he must have lived in the second century after Christ. [L.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.