2. The father of the grammarian Philetas of Cos.
He lived much earlier than the preceding, in the time of Philip of Macedon. [C.P.M]
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.