8. Of Tarsus, an historian of the time of the emperor Domitian, who put him to death on account of certain expressions in his history, and those who had copied the work for sale were nailed on the cross. (Suet. Domit. 10.)
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.