Ancient Sami was among the four most important city-states of antiquity.
From the ancient acropolis "Kyatis", nearby, the inhabitants resisted
the Roman seize in 189 AD.
This text (extract) is cited January 2004 from the Assoc.
of Local Authorities of Kefalonia & Ithaca tourist pamphlet.
Archaeologists have brought to light a Roman bath with a mosaic floor and a bronze head dating from 300 B.C., which is on display in the Archaeological Museum of Argostoli.