|Battle of Cimtar|
|[[Image:|center|300px|Cylon raiders begin the ambush on the battlestars]]|
|Cylon raiders begin the ambush on the battlestars|
|Date:||During the Peace Conference|
|Place:||Cimtar, Twelve Colonies of Man|
|Result:||Decisive Cylon victory, destruction of the Twelve Colonies|
The Battle of Cimtar is the defining cornerstone of various separate continuity stories, depicted in a wide variety of tie-in media from comics, novels, and games across the panoply of materials since 1978 C.E. and into 2020 C.E.