2. SOSII, the name of two brothers, booksellers at Rome in the time of Horace (Hor. Ep. 1.20. 2, Art. Poet. 345). They were probably freedmen, perhaps of the Sosius mentioned above.
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.