（Φαρνάσπης), a Persian, of the family of the Achaemenidae, was the father of Cassandane, a favourite wife of Cyrus the Great. (Her. 2.1, 3.2.) [E.E]
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.