one of the generals of Vespasian in the war against the Jews, frequently mentioned by Josephus. (Vit. 43, 74, B. J. 3.7. §§ 3, 34, 4.1.8, &c.)
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.