an intimate friend of Pliny and Tacitus, both of whom interested themselves much in his success, when he became a candidate for the public offices of the state (Plin. Ep. 6.6, 9). One of Pliny's letters (4.6) is addressed 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.