（*Fai/dimos), the name of two mythical personages, the one a son of Amphion and Niobe (Apollod. 3.5.6), and the other a king of the Sidonians, who hospitably received Menelaus on his return from Troy. (Hom. Od. 15.117.) [L.S]
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.