a Roman who attained the age of upwards of a hundred years. When asked by the emperor Augustus how he had preserved such vigour of mind and body, he replied "intus mulso, foris oleo." (Plin. Nat. 22.24. s. 53.)
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.