an intimate friend of Piso, persuaded the latter, after the death of Germanicus, to return to Syria, and was himself previously sent by Piso into the province. (Tac. Ann. 2.77-79.)
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.