one of the fabulous kings of Alba Longa, succeeded Aventinus, reigned twenty-three years, and was the father of Numitor and Amulius. (Dionys. A. R. 1.71; Liv. 1.3; Appian, Romr. 1.1; Verg. A. 6.767.)
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.