a Byzantine writer of uncertain age, but who lived in or before the tenth century of the Christian era, is said to be the author of the Geoponica, which are generally ascribed to BASSUS CASSIANUS. [W.P]
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.