a Roman general of the time of Augustus, who in B. C. 29 defeated the Treviri and Germans. (D. C. 51.20.)
He may possibly be the same as the Nonius who, according to Plutarch (Plut. Cic. 38), fought under Pompey against Caesar. [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.