2. The first wife of Septimius Severus.
She died before her husband became emperor; and after his elevation he erected statues to her memory. (See authorities on SEVERUS.) [W.R]
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.