a gem-engraver, of unknown time. Two of his works are extant; the one representing Neptune drawn by two sea-horses, cut in beryl (Stosch, No. 57; Bracci, pl. 100) ; the other a naked Mercury (Spilsbury Gems, No. 27). [P.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.