2. 3. A. Sempronius and M. SEMPRONIUS, his brother, bore undoubtedly the surname of MUSCA, since it is related that when they embraced a certain Vargula in their canvass, the latter called out Puer abige Muscas. (Cic. de Orat. 2.60.)
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.