（*)Abai=os), a surname of Apollo derived from the town of Abae in Phocis, where the god had a rich temple. (Hesych. s. v.Ἄβαι; Hdt. 8.33; Paus. 10.35.1, &c.) [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.