3. Of Thasus, one of the earliest Greek grammarians, who occupied himself with the explanation of difficult and obscure passages in the Homeric poems. (Aristot. Poet. 25; Soph. Elench. 1.3 ; Lysias, Orat. 13.54.)
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.