1. A comic poet, according to Suidas; but Meineke suspects, on very good grounds, that the name is only a corruption of Hermippus. (Hist. Crit. Com. Graec. p. 494.)
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.