a freedman of Flavius Scaevinus, gave Nero the first information of Piso's conspiracy in A. D. 66. Milichus was liberally rewarded by the emperor, and assumed the surname of Soter, or the Preserver. (Tac. Ann. 15.54, 55, 71.) [W.B.D]
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.