7. EGNATIUS, a poet who wrote before Virgil. Macrobius (Macr. 6.5) quotes some lines front his poem De Rerum Natura. [C.P.M]
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.