was banished at the beginning of Vespasian's reign, A. D. 71., for extortion and cruelty in his government of Cyrene under Nero. (Tac. Hist. 4.45.) [W.B.D]
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.