1. A disciple of Socrates, who, in his Defence, according to Plato, speaks of him as already dead.
He was the son of Theosdotides, and the brother of Nicostratus. (Plat. Apol. p. 33e.)
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.