a Roman knight, belonged to Pompey's party, and was taken prisoner by Caesar in Africa, B. C. 47, but his life was spared. (Caes. B. Afr. 68, 89.)
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.