4. L. Furius Philus, probably brother of the preceding, was praetor B. C. 171, and obtained Sardinia as his province.
He was one of the pontifices, and died in B. C. 170. (Liv. 42.28, 31, 43.13.)
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.