2. A Macedonian, father of Ptolemy, the Somatophylax of Alexander the Great, who was killed at the battle of Issus. [PTOLEMAEUS, No. 4.]
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.