a physician, who is said by Pliny (Plin. Nat. 28.2) to have made use of cruel and superstitious remedies, and who must have lived some time in or before the first century after Christ. [W.A.G]
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.