according to Capitolinus (Gordian. tres, 100.7), was the name of the youth who headed the conspiracy in Africa against Maximinus I. [MAXIMINUS], and proposed the elevation of the proconsul, Gordian, and his son. [W.R]
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.