2. An architect, of Alexandria, who flourished in the time of Demetrius Poliorcetes, and distinguished himself in the defence of Apollonia, by the invention of an ingenious plan of countermining. (Vitr. 10.22. s. 16.10, Schneider.) [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.