1. Of Messene, an historian, who, according to one account, was the father of the poet Ibycus. (Suid. s. v.Ἴβυκος). If so, he must have lived about B. C. 570.
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.