2. An architect who lived in Egypt under Ptolemy Philadelphus, and to whom some ascribed the transport to its site and the erection of one of the great obelisks. (Plin. Nat. 36.9. s. 14.) [P.S]
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.