6. M. Popillius Laenas, M. F. P. N., the son of No. 3, was consul B. C. 139, and, as pro-consul in the following year, suffered a defeat from the Numantines. (Liv. Epil. 55; Frontin. Strateg. 3.17; App. Hisp. 79.)
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.