a writer on geography and botany, who is quoted by Pliny. (H. N. 6.35, 20.73.)
He is mentioned among the foreign authors made use of by Pliny, and must have lived in or before the first century after Christ. [W.A.G]
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.