2. A surgeon at Alexandria, mentioned in terms of praise by Celsus (De Med. vii. Praef. 14, pp. 137, 151), who may be conjectured (from the names of his apparent contemporaries) to have lived in the third century B. C. [W.A.G]
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.