Visual Timeline: Pausanias (General)
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510 BCE - 465 BCE: Life of Spartan regent and general Pausanias.
480 BCE: Pausanias is made regent of Sparta for his young cousin Pleistarchus.
479 BCE: Xerxes' Persian forces are defeated by Greek forces at Plataea effectively ending Persia's imperial ambitions in Greece.
478 BCE: Spartan general Pausanias is given command of a force and takes both Cyprus and Byzantium.
475 BCE: Athenian general Cimon defeats Spartan general Pausanias and takes Byzantium.
471 BCE: Spartan general Pausanias is put on trial for the second time with a charge of treason but is acquitted for a second time.