a surname of Aphrodite, derived from the town of Idalion in Cyprus. (Verg. A. 1.680, 692, 5.760, 10.86; Ov. Art. Am. 3.106; Strab.xiv. p. 682; Theocrit. 15.101; Bion, 1.36.) [L.S]
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.