8. POSTUMIUS, a legate of Caesar, whom he sent over from Greece to Italy in B. C. 48, to hasten the passage of his troops. (Appian, App. BC 2.58.)
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.