was named praefect of the praetorians upon the elevation of Maximus and Balbinus.
He was paternal uncle of the former. (Capitolin. Max. et Balb. 4, 5). [W.R]
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.