1. A Roman officer (Ammianus calls him "comes") who embraced the party of Magnentius, and was condemned by the emperor Constantius II. when at Arelate (Arles), A. D. 353, to be tortured and banished. (Amm. Marc. 14.5.)
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.