Samian may refer to:

  • Samian, meaning something or someone from one of the locations known as Samos
  • Samian ware, an Roman type of luxury pottery
  • Samian Sibyl
  • Samian sage, Pythagoras of Samos
  • Samian, a band Green Day drummer Tré Cool formerly played in
  • Samian (rapper), a Canadian hip hop musician
  • Samian, Iran, a village in Ardabil Province

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Samos - History - Early and Classical Antiquity
... In classical antiquity the island was a center of Ionian culture and luxury, renowned for its Samian wines and its red pottery (called Samian ware by the Romans) ... This early prosperity of the Samians seems largely due to the island's position near trade-routes, which facilitated the importation of textiles from inner Asia Minor, but the Samians also developed an extensive ... The Samians are also credited with having been the first Greeks to reach the Straits of Gibraltar ...
Terra Sigillata - Roman Red Gloss Pottery - Central Gaulish Samian Ware
... The principal Central Gaulish samian potteries were situated at Lezoux and Les Martres-de-Veyre, not far from Clermont-Ferrand in the Auvergne ... beginning of a decline in the South Gaulish export trade, that Central Gaulish samian ware became important outside its own region ... with a gritted interior surface, were also made in Central Gaulish samian fabric in the second half of the 2nd century (Dr.45) ...
Terra Sigillata - Roman Red Gloss Pottery - East Gaulish Samian Ware
... included Alsace, the Saarland, and the Rhine and Mosel regions, but while the samian pottery from Luxeuil, La Madeleine, Chémery-Faulquemont, Lavoye, Remagen, Sinzig, Blickweiler and ... The Trier potteries evidently began to make samian vessels around the beginning of the 2nd century AD, and were still active until the middle of the 3rd century ... strength of the Rheinzabern industry lay in its extensive production of good-quality samian cups, beakers, flagons and vases, many imaginatively decorated with ...
Pythagoras (sculptor)
... and that this Pythagoras was one of the Samian exiles who moved to Zankle at the beginning of the 5th century BC and came under the power of the tyrant Anaxilas ... While a Samian by birth, he was a pupil of Clearchus of Rhegium ... has been found at Olympia however, on which Pythagoras signs himself as "the Samian" ...
Samian Sibyl
... The Samian Sibyl was the priestess presiding over the Apollonian oracle near Hera's temple on the Isle of Samos, a Greek colony ... The Samian Sibyl, by name Phemonoe, or Phyto of whom Eratosthenes wrote ... The Suidas lexicon refers that the Erythraean Sibyl was also called Samian ...