Eurybiades was a Spartan general
. He was appointed as the figurehead Spartan commander of the Hellenic
fleet against Persia
during the Persian wars in 480B.C.. He was the commander at Artemisium
, although Thermistocles
was the real commanding figure in both of these encounters.
Although he was only a figurehead there is evidence that a statue to him was errected in Sparta.