the freedman of C. Cassius Longinus, put an end to his master's life at the request of the latter after the loss of the battle of Philippi. (D. C. 47.46; Appian, App. BC 4.113; Plt. Ant. 22, Brut. 43; V. Max. 6.8.4.)
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.