3. A Greek writer on agriculture, who is mentioned by Varro (de Re Rust. 1.1; Columella, 1.1) among those whose native place was unknown.
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.