1. A son of Poseidon by Larissa, from whom Phthia in Thessaly was said to have derived its name. (Eustath. ad Hom. p. 320; Dionys. A. R. 1.17.)
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.