7. P. Petronius, is twice mentioned by Tacitus as a distinguished person in the reign of Tiberius (Tac. Ann. 3.49, 6.45).
He may have been the same as the following Petronius, or perhaps his father.
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.