（Σωτήρ), the Preserver, a surname of Ptolemaeus I. king of Egypt, as well as of several of the other later Greek kings.
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.