（Δεκτάδης), is mentioned by Parthenius (Erot. 13) as an author from whom he relates the story about Harpalyce. We may thus infer that he wrote on mythical subjects. [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.