（*Melpo/menos), or the singer, was a surname of Dionysus at Athens, and in the Attic demos of Acharne. (Paus. 1.2.4, 31.3.) [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.