a painter, who is highly extolled by the architect Symmachus, whose house he decorated (Epist. 2.2, 9.47).
He lived, therefore, under Theodoric, towards the end of the fifth century. [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.