a patronus causarum at Constantinople, who was one of the commission of Sixteen, headed by Tribonian, who were employed by Justinian (A. D. 530-33) to compile the Digest. (Const. Tanta, § 9.) [J.T.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.