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  Cimon - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Cimon (died 450 BC?) was a major figure of the 470s BC and 460s BC in Athens, and the son of Miltiades.
Cimon served in the Persian Wars and according to Plutarch: "In all the qualities that war demands he was fully the equal of Themistocles and his own father Miltiades".
Cimon, however, was quite a proponent of policies that enabled the transformation from the Delian League to Athenian Empire.
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 Cimon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Cimon (died 450 BC ?) was a major figure of the 470s BC and 460s BC in Athens, and the son of Miltiades.
Cimon served in the Persian Wars and according to Plutarch : "In all the qualities that war demands he was fully the equal of Themistocles and his own father Miltiades".
Cimon led 4,000 Athenian hoplite s to assist the Spartans, but was turned away by them because of fear about their revolutionary Democracy.
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 CIMON   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Cimon was een conservatieve politicus in het Athene van de 5e eeuw v.
Het aanzien dat hij daardoor genoot was Pericles een doorn in het oog.
Cimon was zeer gesteld op zijn zuster Elpenice, een bijzonder knap meisje dat door de beroemde schilder Polygnotus was uitgekozen om voor hem model te staan.
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 CIMON - LoveToKnow Article on CIMON   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In 466 Cimon proceeded to liberate the Greek cities of Lycia and Pamphylia, and at the mouth of the Eurymedon he defeated the Persians decisively by land and sea.
The expedition was a failure, and Cimon was exposed to the attacks of the democrats led by Ephialtes.
Cimon died in Cyprus before the walls of Citium (449), and was buried in Athens.
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 Cimon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Cimon was very wealthy and lived lavishly, he was also verygenerous to the people, opening his house to all and feeding the hungry.
Cimon served in the Persian Wars and according to Plutarch : "In all the qualities that war demands he was fully the equal of Themistocles andhis own father Miltiades".
Cimon, however, was quite aproponent of policies that enabled the transformation from the Delian League to Athenian Empire.
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 The Internet Classics Archive | Cimon by Plutarch
Cimon was the son of Miltiades and Hegesipyle, who was by birth a Thracian, and daughter to the King Olorus, as appears from the poems of Melanthius and Archelaus, written in praise of Cimon.
But Cimon practised a contrary method; he forced no man to go that was not willing, but of those that desired to be excused from service he took money and vessels unmanned, and let them yield to the temptation of staying at home, to attend to their private business.
Cimon, when he returned, seeing the authority of this great council so upset, was exceedingly troubled, and endeavoured to remedy these disorders by bringing the courts of law to their former state, and restoring the old aristocracy of the time of Clisthenes.
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 Cimon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Cimon served in the Persian Wars and according to Plutarch : "In all the qualities that war he was fully the equal of Themistocles his own father Miltiades".
Cimon served with distinction at the Battle of Salamis.
Xerxes's forces approached and Themistocles passed the for evacuating Athens in the year 480 and to rely primarily on naval it was Cimon who led a procession youths up to the temple of Athena to burn their knightly horse-bridles as and to subsequently enlist as marines.
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 CIMON - LoveToKnow Article on CIMON   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Cimons first task in life, therefore, was to remove the stain on the family name by paying this fine (about ~I2,ooo).
Cimon, then the most prominent man in Athens, persuaded the Athenians to send assistance, on the ground that Athens could not stand without her yoke-fellow and leave Hellas lame.
Cimons services in connection with the consolidation of the Empire rank with those of Themistocles and Aristides.
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 Plutarch's Life of Cimon
[4] Cimon was the son of Miltiades and Hegesipyle, who was by birth a Thracian, and daughter to the king Olorus, as appears from the poems of Melanthius and Archelaus, written in praise of Cimon.
But Cimon practiced a contrary method; he forced no man to go that was not willing, but of those that desired to be excused from service he took money and vessels unmanned, and let them yield to the temptation of staying at home, to attend to their private business.
Cimon, when he returned, seeing the authority of this great council so upset, was exceedingly troubled, and endeavored to remedy these disorders by bringing the courts of law to their former state, and restoring the old aristocracy of the time of Clisthenes.
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 The Baldwin Project: Our Young Folks' Plutarch by Rosalie Kaufman
Cimon was a handsome man, being tall and well built, and he possessed what was looked upon as a great adornment among the Greeks of his time, a profusion of thick curls that covered his head and fell around his neck.
Cimon, as soon as he was in power, adopted a different course; he took ships and money from the Grecian allies, but forced no man to serve in the army or to pay lines.
Cimon's remains were carried to Athens and buried with honors, a monument being afterwards erected to his memory.
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 The Internet Classics Archive | The Comparison of Lucullus with Cimon by Plutarch
Neither can we compare Cimon's popular and liberal table with the sumptuous oriental one of Lucullus, the former receiving a great many guests every day at small cost, and the latter expensively spread for a few men of pleasure, unless you will say that different times made the alteration.
He annexed the territories of enemies to her, who ruled over confederates before, but Cimon made his country, which when he began was a mere follower of others, both rule over confederates, and conquer enemies too, forcing the Persians to relinquish the sea, and inducing the Lacedaemonians to surrender their command.
Cimon moreover, when he took the command, found the power of the king broken, and the spirits of the Persians humbled by their great defeats and incessant routs under Themistocles, Pausanias, and Leontychides, and thus easily overcame the bodies of men whose souls were quelled and defeated beforehand.
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 Cimon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Cimon was the son of Miltiades, of an aristocratic Athenian family, and a Thracian princess.
Cimon was personally popular because of his victories and because he spent the wealth those victories brought him on the adornment of the city and the entertainment of the citizens.
Cimon presented himself to the Athenian generals and begged leave to fight in the ranks but was refused.
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 Cimon - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Cimon
He was for some time one of the most prominent members of the aristocratic party but his influence gradually waned as that of Pericles increased.
Cimon induced Athens to send him with a force to aid the suppression of the helots in Sparta 462
The heroes of ancient and modern fame, Cimon, Themistocles, Alcibiades, Alexander, Caesar, have treated life and fortune as a game to be well and skilfully played, but the stake not to be so valued but that any time it could be held as a trifle light as air, and thrown up.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Cimon   (221 words)

  
 Cimon
Cimon enjoyed this influence over affairs because he was a very successful general, politician, and perhaps self-promoter.
Cimon found a large skeleton on the island of Scyros and returned with it, triumphantly, to Athens (Plut.
Cimon won yet another victory immediately afterwards against a fleet of Phoenician ships that were part patrolling near Hydrus on behalf of Persia (Plut.
www.stoa.org /projects/demos/article_cimon?section=Successes&greekEncoding=UnicodeC   (670 words)

  
 The Boys' and Girls' Plutarch - Cimon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Cimon was countenanced by the Lacedaemonians in opposition to Themistocles, whom they disliked; and while he was yet very young, they endeavored to raise and increase his credit in Athens.
But Cimon, as Critias says, preferring the safety of Lacedaemon to the aggrandizement of his own country, so persuaded the people, that he soon marched out with a large army to their relief.
Wherefore Cimon left the army, conjuring Euthippus, the Anaphylstian, and the rest of his companions, who were most suspected as favoring the Lacedaemonians, to behave themselves bravely against their enemies, and by their actions make their innocence evident to their countrymen.
www.worldwideschool.org /library/books/hst/ancient/TheBoysandGirlsPlutarch/chap20.html   (3880 words)

  
 Cimon - Term Explanation on IndexSuche.Com
Cimon served in the Persian_Wars and according to Plutarch "In all the qualities that war demands he was fully the equal of Themistocles and his own father Miltiades" Cimon served with great distinction at the Battle_of_Salamis.
Cimon however was a quite proponent of policies that enabled the transformation from the Delian_League to Athenian_Empire In the year 464 Sparta suffered a huge earthquake and the helots revolted.
Cimon died around 450 while laying siege to Citium during the Salamis,_Cyprus campaign (see the Battle of Salamis).
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 Cimon - Plutarch's Lives - translated by John Dryden and revised by Arthur Hugh Clough, Book, etext
Cimon, by these means, got the town, expelled the Dolopian pirates, and so opened the traffic of the Ægean sea.
Cimon, like a skilled athlete at the games, having in one day carried off two victories, wherein he surpassed that of Salamis by sea, and that of Platæa by land, was encouraged to try for yet another success.
Wherefore Cimon left the army, conjuring Euthippus, the Anaphlystian, and the rest of his companions, who were most suspected as favoring the Lacedæmonians, to behave themselves bravely against their enemies, and by their actions make their innocence evident to their countrymen.
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 Cimon
Once Aristides was dead, Plutarch says, and Themistocles was banished and Cimon was generally absent on campaigns, “Pericles decided to devote himself to the people, espousing the cause of the poor and the many instead of the few and the rich, contrary to his own nature, which was anything but popular” (Plut.
In his biography of Cimon he is more specific, saying that after Cimons trial and acquittal, he opposed any democratic reforms, “but when he sailed away again on military service, the People got completely beyond control.
Cimon marched south with an army that consisted of those Athenians wealthy enough to afford the bronze armor necessary for fighting on land.
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 The Baldwin Project: Famous Men of Greece by John H. Haaren and A. B. Poland
People were fond of young Cimon because of his pleasant ways, and when they saw that he thought well of Themistocles' advice a great many who had not liked it changed their minds.
Cimon himself sailed in the Athenian fleet and fought bravely in the battle of Salamis.
So Cimon agreed to let them furnish ships and money, and he hired seamen and marines from among the Athenians, so that though the fleet was in name the fleet of Greece, it was really Athenian.
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 Cimon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Cimon or Kimon (Greek Κίμων, 510-450 BC), was a Athenian statesman and general, and a major figure of the 470s BC and 460s BC in Athens
They were allied against the Persian empire and the war between the Greek states and the Persians went on between 500 and 449 BC.
Cimon found a tomb with bones alleged to be those of Theseus and he carried these in triumph to Athens.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/C/Cimon.htm   (853 words)

  
 Comparison of Lucullus with Cimon - Plutarch's Lives
He annexed the territories of enemies to her, who ruled over confederates before, but Cimon made his country, which when he began was a mere follower of others, both rule over confederates, and conquer enemies too, forcing the Persians to relinquish the sea, and inducing the Lacedæmonians to surrender their command.
Lucullus came home without the forces which he led out; Cimon, sent out at first to serve as one confederate among others, returned home with authority even over these also, having successfully effected for his city three most difficult services, establishing peace with the enemy, dominion over confederates, and concord with Lacedæmon.
Cimon, moreover, when he took the command, found the power of the king broken, and the spirits of the Persians humbled by their great defeats and incessant routs under Themistocles, Pausanias, and Leotychides, and thus easily overcame the bodies of men whose souls were quelled and defeated beforehand.
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 Cimon, Greece, ancient history
Cimon was by then a wealthy man, and gave money and food to the poor and let people have access to his private gardens.
Nevertheless, Pericles managed to become leader of the Athenians, and Cimon was ostracised after taking the Spartan side during the revolt of the Helots.
He is also said to have led an expedtion to Scyros on the demand of the oracle in Delphi in order to bring back the bones of the hero Theseus.
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 Plutarch, Comparison of Lucullus with Cimon
Both had great wealth, but employed it in different ways; (5) and there is no comparison between the south wall of the acropolis built by Cimon, and the chambers and galleries, with their sea-views, built at Naples by Lucullus, out of the spoils of the barbarians.
Neither can we compare Cimon's popular and liberal table with the sumptuous oriental one of Lucullus, (6) the former receiving a great many guests every day at small cost, and the latter expensively spread for a few men of pleasure, unless you will say that different times made the alteration.
(5) Cimon moreover, when he took the command, found the power of the king broken, and the spirits of the Persians humbled by their great defeats and incessant routs under Themistocles, Pausanias, and Leontychides, and thus easily overcame the bodies of men whose souls were quelled and defeated beforehand.
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