This new atlas of the ancient world illustrates the political, economic, social and cultural developments in the ancient Near East, the Mediterranean world, the Byzantine Empire, the Islamic world and the Holy Roman Empire from the 3rd millennium BC until the 15th century AD.
Maps illustrate changes in civilizations and geography over time, as well as roads and routes; colonization; development; trading relations and more.
This at las provides detailed maps with elevation. See the map key in the front of the atlas for features such as: temples, mines, drainage, sandbanks, bogs, dams, wells, tunnels, major or minor roads.
More information on the atlas: http://www.unc.edu/depts/cl_atlas/