1. A Tarentine, one of the captains of the body guards of Ptolemy Philadelphus. (J. AJ 12.2.2.)
It is not improbable he may have been the father of the minister of Ptolemy Philopator.
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.