a freedman of the emperor Aurelian, wrote a history of the emperor Firmus, in which he detailed at great length all the silly and extravagant doings of the latter. (Vopisc. Firm. 6.)
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.