4. SEXTILIUS, governor of the province of Africa in B. C. 88, forbade Marius to land in the country. (Plut. Mar. 40 ; Appian, App. BC 1.62, where he is called Sextius).
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.