6. ROSCIUS, a legate of Q. Cornificius in Africa, perished along with his commander, in B. C. 43. (Appian, App. BC 4.56.) [CORNIFICIUS, No. 3.]
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.