a slave or a freedman, seems to have been bribed by Antony, or some one of that party, to make an attempt upon the life of D. Brutus, but was detected and put to death. (Cic. Att. 15.13, 16.11.)
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.