2. An Epicurean philosopher of Athens, the son of the celebrated philosopher Phaedrus, was contemporary with Cicero, who speaks of him as " homo festivus," and attacks his appointment by Antony as a judge. (Philipp. 5.5, 8.9.)
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.