2. A friend of the younger Pliny, who has ad dressed three letters to him. (Ep. i. 21, 4.14, 8.16.)
He may perhaps be the Paternus, whom Martial (12.53) satirizes as a miser.
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.