12. One of the Carthaginian ambassadors sent to Rome just before the breaking out of the third Punic war (B. C. 149), to avert the impending hostilities by offering unqualified submission. (Plb. 36.1.)
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.