received a magnifi cent reward from Tiberius for a dialogue, in which he had introduced a contest between a mushroom, a fidecula, an oyster, and a thrush. (Suet. Tib. 42.)
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.