plebeian, was of considerable antiquity, and gained distinction as early as B. C. 447, but none of its members obtained the consulship under the republic, during which time likewise we find none of them mentioned with any surname.
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.