- 507–499 b.c., Athenian military leader, naval commander, and statesman (son of Miltiades).
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The same tale might be repeated about Cimon, Themistocles, Miltiades.Gorgias
But when all things were prepared, and the army ready to embark, Cimon had this dream.
Nor did any man ever do more than Cimon did to humble the pride of the Persian king.
Cimon, while he was admiral, ended his days in the Isle of Cyprus.
Cimon, strengthened with the accession of the allies, went as general into Thrace.
- died 449 bc, Athenian military and naval commander: defeated the Persians at Eurymedon (?466)
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