（*Pw=ros), the Greek form of the name of two Indian kings at the period of Alexander's invasion. Bohlen (Das alle Indicen, vol. i. p. 91) considers it to be a corruption of the Sanscrit "Paurusha," which signifies a hero.
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.