Sámos is a Greek island and town in the Aegean Sea. Sámos was the birthplace of the philosopher and mathematician Pythagoras and the seat of a school of sculptors.
Pythagoreion and Heraion of Samos
Many civilizations have inhabited this small Aegean island, near Asia Minor, since the 3rd millennium B.C. The remains of Pythagoreion, an ancient fortified port with Greek and Roman monuments and a spectacular tunnel-aqueduct, as well as the Heraion, temple of the Samian Hera, can still be seen.