4. Q. Aelius Paetus, a pontifex who fell in the battle of Cannae, B. C. 216.
He had been a candidate for the consulship for this year. (Liv. 113.21, comp. 22.35.)
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.