（*Gnai=os), or CNEIUS, an engraver of gems, contemporary with Dioscorides, in the time of Augustus. Several beautiful gems are inscribed with his name. (Mus. Florent. vol. ii. tab. 7; Stosch, Pierres gravées, tab. 23; Bracci, tab. 49.) [P.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.