a friend of the younger Pliny, to whom the latter addressed two letters (9.16, 25), but of whose life we know nothing, except that he was engaged in military service when Pliny wrote to him.
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.