The city was burned and the Greeks met and were defeated by a Persian force. The Spartan Pausanias delivered most of Cyprus from Persian rule. However, he oppressed the Greeks there which led the eastern Greeks to seek the protection of Athens.
By the mid-1950s, concerned breeders of chinchilla in the US advocated pure color breeding.
A key person in this regard was Jeanne Ramsdale, author of the book "Persian Cats and Other Longhairs".
Persians led by Aristagoras with Athenian and Eritrean allies occupied Sardis.
The offspring of this mutation that express the gene are commonly known as "chinchillas" presumably due to the resemblance of their coat to that of the rodent by that name.
They were classified as a Persian variety for breeding purposes.
The sub-set of chinchilla varieties experienced problems during the brachycephalic modernization phase with regards to the original chinchilla coloring features.These included loss or incomplete lip- and nose liners; patched-colored paw pads and eye color faults. The cats were introduced in Europe in the 1500s as highly valued items of trade.The Europeans were impressed by the Persian's long silky coat and purposefully bred the cats to perpetuate the trait.Other long-haired cats such as Angora came from Turkey and added to the breed.References to such cats dating back to 1684 BC The color inhibitor gene mutated in a Persian cross in 1882 in the UK in a cat called "Chinnie".