2. A native of Mytilene, who, with the assistance of his friends, overthrew the Penthalidae, a ruling family in Mytilene. (Arist. Pol. 5.10. p. 1311, ed. Bekker.)
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.