Pythagoras, a Greek mathematician and philosopher was born on Samos but left for Crotone in Southern Italy
at young age to escape the tyrannical government of Polycrates. He founded a mystic, religious and scientific society
called the Pythagoreans.
He is best known for the Pythagorean theorem which bears his name.
Pythagorean cup is a form of drinking cup which forces its user to drink in moderation, if you fill it over a certain level the cups empies its content out the bottom.
Located in the mountain of Kerkis above Votsalakia, Pythagoras used the bigger of the two caves as a classroom for his teaching and to provide drinking water.