3. Secretary to the emperor Justinian, of the events of whose reign he wrote a history, which has perished. (Nic. Alem. ad Procop.Ἀνέκδοτα ; see Fabr. Bibl. Graec. vol. v. p. 197; Voss. de Hist. Graec. p. 324, ed. Westermann.) [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.