（*)Ixqu/as), the son of Metallus, and a disciple of Euclid of Megara, is spoken of as a distinguished man, to whom Diogenes the cynic inscribed a dialogue. (D. L. 2.112; Athen. 8.335a.)
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.