3. An artist, who is said to have invented a sort of masks, which were called after him Ἑρμώιεια. (Etym. Mag. s. v.) Probably the name is merely mythical. [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.