Cimon the Younger 510-451 BC
Cimon's dates of birth and death are approximate.
Cimon was a politician and a military
man from Athens.
In politics, Cimon battled
In war, Cimon won the naval
Battle at the Eurymedon against
the Persians. The year? 466 BC.
The Eurymedon is today's
Köprü River in
southern Turkey. You can find the river on this map in the box "Dd".
Century BC Asia Minor
This Cimon is Cimon the Younger, because
Cimon the Elder
was his paternal grandfather.
Cimon's father was
Miltiades, the hero of
Battle of Marathon. Cimon's mother was
Hegesipyle, a princess from