（*Midea=tis), a surname of Alcmene. derived from the town of Midea in Argolis, where her father Electryon ruled as king. (Paus. 2.25.8; Theocrit. 13.20, 24.1.) [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.