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The Tunnel of Epfalinus: Quite impressive facts yet unknown to the many! (Video)

The Tunnel of Epfalinus: Quite impressive facts and yet unknown to the many! (Video)

The Tunnel of Eupalinus (or the Eupalinian Aqueduct) is a monument dedicated to the science of geometry. The tunnel “manages” to glorify geometry, as did the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world. The Tunnel of Eupalinus is the work of a genius in geometry, at a time when …

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Pythagorio the island of Pythagoras! (Video)

Pythagorio is a village of Samos in Greece, located in the southeastern part of the island! The population according to the 2011 census is 1,272 residents.The name of the settlement until 1955 was Pan (Tigani in Greek language), so renamed Pythagorio from the International Organization of Pythagoreans in honor of …

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The Pythagorean Cup – the cup that spills your drink when you get too greedy

The Pythagorean cup is a vessel that spills all the drink poured into it once a person gets greedy. And what does that mean? Say you were supposed to pour a liter of water into a cup and no more than that. If you were using the Pythagorean cup, what …

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Travelogue and Climbing in the Cave of Pythagoras

The Church of Panagia Saradaskaliotissa is dedicated to the Birthday of Blessed Virgin Mary. According to tradition, the cave, in which the Church is built, is the Cave of Pythagoras, i.e. the actual cave in which the ancient Greek mathematician found refuge when persecuted by Polycrates, the tyrant of Samos …

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Pythagoras Square: An old … Very Old Age

We are at the beginning of 1900! The square has already been named Pythagoras Square and has taken its shape and form. From the pictures you can imagine haw it was back then… In the upper photo Pythagoras Square and the city garden are shown (Vathi Port, 1904-1908). Pythagoras is …

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Pythagoras the Philosopher: Founder of the School of Pythagoreans

In Samos, during the years of tyrant Polycrates, lived many men and women who distinguished themselves in sciences, arts, literature, and philosophy. Among them, a special place should be reserved for the philosopher, mathematician, and musician Pythagoras (born 570 BC), the son of Mnisiarchos and Parthenia (or Pyleidas). He was …

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Pythagoras Square and the Lion

Pythagoras Square and the Lion Pythagoras Square, located in the city of Samos, was at the epicenter of the city’s reconstruction process, which followed the two devastating fires of 1871, both of which turned the surrounding neighborhoods into ashes. Square’s fashioning began in 1864 under the planning and supervision of …

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Man, Myth, Mathematician – Pythagoras of Samos – Genius (Video)

The story of Pythagoras is one of innovation, change, determination and sheer genius. As an accurate picture of his life emerges, it is clear that there was more to this great man than one single, simple truth — here was a great mathematician, philosopher and political leader.

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Sarantaskaliotissa Cave-Precipice & Pythagoras Cave

The caves are located in the southern foot of Mount Kerkis, north of Kabos Marathokabou area. A dirt road leads to the exact location (cars can be used). The road starts from the coastal paved road. The drive lasts approximately 5-10 minutes. You can reach Sarantaskaliotissa Cave via stone stairs, …

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