the name of a petty prince of Emesa in Syria, is a nickname given by Cicero to Cn. Pompeius. (Strab. xvi. p.753; Cic. Att. 2.14, 16, 17, 23.)
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.