2. A son of Orsiphantus, and brother of Alpheius, a Spartan hero, who had fallen at Thermopylae, and was afterwards honoured with a heroum at Sparta. (Hdt. 7.227; Paus. 3.12.7.) [L.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.