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2. A native of Mallus in Cilicia 1, whose date is unknown, but wno is mentioned by Suidas as one of the "more ancient" physicians (πρεσβύτει οι). He appears to have been eminent in his profession ; and as he lived after the time of Hippocrates, he may perhaps be placed in the fourth or third century B. C. (Suid. s. v. Σωρανός.)

1 * Haller seems to consider this Soranns to be the same as one of the following (Bibl. Medic. Pract. vol. i. p. 207), but probably without sufficient reason.

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