5. -- VALERIUS MESSALLA was a legatus of the consul P. Rutilius lupus at the breaking out of the Marsic or Social War, B. C. 90. (Appian. B. C. 1.40.)
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.