（Ἀνδροτίων), a Greek writer upon agriculture, who lived before the time of Theophrastus. (Theophr. Hist. Plant. 2.8, de Caus. Plant. 3.15; Athen. iii. pp. 75, d., 82, c.; Varr. R. R. 1.1; Col. 1.1; Plin. Elenchus, lib. viii.,&c.)
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.