the governor of Apollonia for the Pompeians in B. C. 48, was obliged to desert the town on the approach of Caesar, in consequence of the inhabitants declaring in favour of the latter (Caes. Civ. 3.12; Appian, App. BC 2.54).
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.