one of the Vestal priestesses in B. C. 337. Her passion for gay attire made her conduct suspected. On inquiry, suspicion was justified, and Minucia was buried alive. (Liv. 8.15.) [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.