lived in the reign of Caligula, and is mentioned by Pliny (Plin. Nat. 9.17. s. 31) as a man of consular rank; but when he was consul is not known.
He may have been the son of C. Asinius Gallus, consul B. C. 8.
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.