4. A Greek writer on agriculture or domestic economy, who is quoted several times by Pliny. (H. N. 13.47, 14.24, 19.26.4.) [L.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.