6. M. Valerius Maximus, with the agnomen POTITUS, was consul in B. C. 286.
The agitation attending the Hortensian laws occupied the consuls of this year. (Fast.; Plin. Nat. 16.10.)
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.