a friend of Nero, nevertheless took part in Piso's conspiracy against the emperor, and on its detection was obliged to put an end to his life. (Tac. Ann. 15.50, 56, 70.)
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.