5. One of the sons of Aegyptus. (Hygin. Fab. 220.）
The name Xanthus is also given to some horses in Greek mythology, as to one of Achilles (Hom. Il. 16.149), and of Hector (8.185). [L.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.