2. One of the Pompeian party, who was in exile in B. C. 45, and to whom Cicero addressed two letters of consolation, which are extant (ed Fam. 6.20, 21, where the name is usually written Toranius or Torannius.）
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.