3. Q. Vitellius was one of those whom Tiberius (Tacit. Annal. 2.48) removed from the senate or allowed to withdraw, on the ground of their scandalous life and the wasting of their property.
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.