a Roman senator, a friend of M. Varro, and one of the speakers in his dialogue De Re Rustica (2.5).
He is supposed to be the same person with Lucienus or Luscienus mentioned by Cicero (Cic. Att. 7.5). [W.B.D]
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.