（*Pa/taikos), a Greek writer, who said that he possessed the soul of Aesop, and from whom there is a long tale quoted by Plutarch, on the authority of Hermippus, respecting an interview between Thales and Solon. (Plut. Sol. 6).
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.