Pausanias (General) Timeline

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  • c. 510 BCE - c. 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.
  • c. 475 BCE
    Athenian general Cimon defeats Spartan general Pausanias and takes Byzantium.
  • c. 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.