magister scriniorum, one of the first commission of Nine, appointed by Theodosius in A. D. 429 to compile a code upon a plan which was afterwards abandoned for another. [DIODORUS, vol. i. p. 1018.] [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.