4. A most skilful mechanician and geometrician, contemporary with Lucian, who describes a bath constructed by him. (Hippias, seu Balneium, vol. iii. pp. 66-74.) [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.