（Παντακλῆς), an Athenian, immortalized by Aristophanes as a pre-eminently stupid man, who, preparing to conduct a procession, put on his helmet before he fixed the crest to it.
He was ridiculed also for his stupidity by Eupolis in the χρυσοῦνγένος. (Arist. Ran. 1034; Schol. ad loe.; comp. Meineke, Fragm. Com. Graec. vol. i. p. 145, ii. p. 544.) [E.E]
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.