a Roman rhetorician of the time of Alexander Severus, who was instructed by him in rhetoric.
He wrote declamations, which were still extant in the time of Aelius Lampridius. (Alex. Sev. 3.) [L.S]
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.