a family name of the Naevian and Pomponian gentes, was always pronounced without the aspirate, Mato, as we learn from the authority of Cicero. (Orat. 48.) Sometimes indeed the name was written in that way.
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.