Samaras is an economist and Chairman & Group CEO of Pytheas
,a global investment banking organization.
of Massalia (ie, Marseilles) was the first Greek to travel to Britain (circa 240bc).
At the time, there were some relatively primitive products, including Avanti, PYTHEAS
, and OpenBook.
Crater Timing Predictions ENTRANCES EXITS Feature UT Feature UT Grimaldi 1:11 Grimaldi 3:31 Aristarchus 1:15 Billy 3:33 Billy 1:18 Campanus 3:37 Kepler 1:18 Tycho 3:38 Pytheas
1:25 Kepler 3:43 Copernicus 1:26 Aristarchus 3:45 Timocharis 1:28 Copernicus 3:51 Plato 1:30 Pytheas
3:53 Campanus 1:31 Timocharis 3:58 Aristoteles 1:38 Plato 4:04 Eudoxus 1:39 Manilius 4:05 Manilius 1:39 Dionysius 4:06 Menelaus 1:42 Menelaus 4:08 Tycho 1:43 Censorinus 4:11 Dionysius 1:45 Plinius 4:11 Plinius 1:46 Eudoxus 4:11 Censorinus 1:53 Aristoteles 4:12 Proclus 1:55 Goclenius 4:12 Taruntius 1:57 Langrenus 4:16 Goclenius 2:00 Taruntius 4:18 Langrenus 2:05 Proclus 4:20
Fogg: Substitutions in Dynamics, Arithmetics and Combinatorics, Lecture Notes in Mathematics 1794, Springer, Berlin (2002).
Foscolos, "Cretan Gas Fields--A new perspective for Greece's hydrocarbon resources," Pytheas
Market Focus, (30 March 2012).
It's a fair guess that Hipparchus got the idea of the Arctic Circle from the Greek explorer Pytheas
as who in 320BC sailed towards the ice.
Back in 325 BC, a Greek navigator named Pytheas
was the first to call us Albion when he came to explore our shores to learn about the island that was producing the precious tin used in the bronze alloys of southern Europe's weapons.
Dicaearchus having used geographical discoveries and taking into account the descriptions by the traveller Pytheas
named in his map Europe, Libya (Libye), Arabia (Arabes), Persia (Perse), India (Indiens) and Sri Lanka (Taprobane).
This paper was read at the international seminar "Silverwhite Route following Pytheas
and Lennart Meri" on October 15, 2009, Tallinn, Estonia.