Archaeology: A Secret History - Netflix

Wed 01 May 2019

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Archaeologist Richard Miles presents a series charting the history of the breakthroughs and watersheds in our long quest to understand our ancient past.

Archaeology: A Secret History - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2013-05-01

Archaeology: A Secret History - Richard Miles (historian) - Netflix

Richard Miles (born in Pembury, Kent, 1969) is a British historian and archaeologist, best known for presenting two major historical documentary series: BBC2's Ancient Worlds (2010), which presented a comprehensive overview of classical history and the dawn of civilisation, and BBC Four's Archaeology: a Secret History (2013). Miles studied ancient history and archaeology at the University of Liverpool and sat for a PhD in classics under Professor Peter Garnsey at Jesus College, Cambridge. He is a professor of Roman history and archaeology and pro-vice-chancellor of enterprise and engagement at the University of Sydney. He was the former head of the School of Philosophical and Historical Inquiry, and a former director of the Arts Career Ready Programme at Sydney. His research primarily concerns Punic and Late Roman history and archaeology. He has directed archaeological digs in Carthage and Rome, and in 2010 he published Carthage Must Be Destroyed: The Rise and Fall of an Ancient Mediterranean Civilisation. He also hosted the two part Channel Four Television Corporation series Carthage: The Roman Holocaust (2004), which focuses upon the war between Carthage and Rome.

Archaeology: A Secret History - Works - Netflix

Constructing Identities in Late Antiquity (Routledge, 1999) ISBN 978-0-415-19406-8 Carthage Must Be Destroyed (Allen Lane, 2010) ISBN 978-0-7139-9793-4; Paperback (Penguin, 2011) ISBN 978-0-14-101809-6 The Vandals (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010). ISBN 978-1-4051-6068-1 Ancient Worlds: The Search for the Origins of Western Civilization (Allen Lane, 2010) ISBN 978-0-7139-9794-1

Archaeology: A Secret History - References - Netflix


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