or MELLO'NIA, a Roman divinity, who was believed to protect the honey, but is otherwise unknown. (Aug. De Civ. Dei, 4.34; Arnob. ad v. Gent. 4.7, 8, 1 .) [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.