Each atlas is composed of 4 sections. The first 3 sections describe the history of cartography and mapmaking techniques in general. In the 4th or major section (Country maps and their Makers) the history of a specific country is visualized via a range of maps from important mapmakers in different era’s. The document is made up of duo pages; the right page displays the map of a given period, the left page contains text describing its creator and other details. The gallery of sample images gives an impression on how our concept is worked out. Each atlas also includes an Appendix which contains a selection of common Latin terms that are used on ancient maps.