1. A druggist, who apparently lived in the fourth or third century B. C.
He is said by Theophrastus (Hist. Plant. 9.17. 2), to have been eminent in his trade, and to have professed to be able to take hellebore without being purged.
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.