（*Di/aulos), an individual, apparently at Rome, in the first century after Christ, who is mentioned by Martial (Epigr. 1.31. 48) as having been originally a surgeon, and having become afterwards a bearer in funerals (vespillo). [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.