a scribe or secretary of one of the pontiffs, committed incest with a Vestal virgin in the second Punic war, B. C. 216, and was flogged to death in the comitium by the pontifex maximus. (Liv. 22.57.)
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.