（Τιγράνης), was the name of several kings of Armenia, of whom the first and greatest is also frequently reckoned among the kings of Syria. The Armenian or native form of the name is Dikran.
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.