This is an interesting map depicting the routes followed by the most renowned explorers of the Ancient World.

Phoenician, Greek, Punic, Egyptian, Persian and other ‘pathfinders’ or

conquerors like Darius explored large parts of Asia, Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa and the nearby seas and oceans. The map depicts the routes of Aristeas (Greek), Nekau (Egyptian), Himilco (Phoenician), Darius (Persian king),  Hanno (Phoenician), Sataspes (Persian with Phoenician ships and crews), the 10,000 Greek mercenaries of Cyrus, Pytheas (Greek)  and Dailon (Greek). It also depicts some related trade routes.