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The cradle of modern civilization was the home of countless numbers of famous explorers. From the ancient empires of Greece and Egypt to the largest organized Age of Discovery in 15th-16th century, their drive to discover new uncharted lands brought the great advancement to the entire human race.
During the end of 15th century, European sea explorers became fascinated with trying to find the way to reach the wealthy trading cities of India. That quest led them into one of the most interesting times in the human history - Age of Discovery.
Exploration of Asia, the largest continent in the world, covered more than last 2 millennia of our modern history. From early explorers who craved to establish reliable trade between Europe, India and China, to the sea exploration that started with the famous journey of Vasco de Gama to India, Asia represented one of the biggest challenges modern explorers ever met.
Eudoxus of Cyzicus is 2nd century BC Greek sea navigator that was part of several exploratory missions in Indian Sea and coast of Africa. Read more about his exploits here.