Pythagoreio (Πυθαγόρειο) is a municipality on the island of Samos, Samos Prefecture, Greece. Population 9,003 (2001). It is the largest municipality in land area on Samos, at 164.662 km². It shares the island with the municipalities of Vathy, Karlovasi, and Marathokampos. Also known as Pythagoreion and Pythagorio.
The capital of the municipality is the town of Pythagoreio, formerly known as Tigani. The town was renamed in 1955 to honour the local-born mathematician and philosopher Pythagoras. The port of the town is considered to be the oldest man-made port of the Mediterranean Sea.
This image is taken in year 1955 in Samos Island, the man on the left(with the black horse) is my father + Makis with his friend +Alekos and his beloved horse Thomas.The post is dedicated in his memory.
Samos (Greek: Σάμος) is a Greek island in the North Aegeansea A great portion of the island is covered with vineyards, from which the famus Samos wine is made.The capital city is Vathy. The most important plains are that of Pythagorio, in the southeast, Karlovasi in the northwest, and Marathokampos in the southwest. The Samian climate is typically Mediterranean, with mild rainy winters, and warm rainless summers.The largest mountain is the Ampelos massif, which occupies the center of the island and rises to 1,095 metres (3,590 ft). The island's highest point is the summit of the Kerkis range, at 1,434 metres (4,700 ft). Famous Samians : Pythagoras ,Aristarchus of Samos,Polycrates see also this link : http://www.samos.gr/
2nd Antiracist festival of Samos
Help a Samian Family
Geneleos Group. The group of statues is a votive offering to the Heraion and consists of six figures (five female and one male), one of which (representing Ornithe) is now in Berlin. Dated to 560-540 B.C Lets help the reunion of this acient family !