2. A. Pompeius, is said to have been a fluteplayer, a report probably invented by the aristocracy for the purpose of degrading his son, a novas homo (Plut. Reg. et Imperat. Apopitl. p. 200).
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.