Archaeology

2018
1:00:00

A Secret History

3.0 5 x
Archaeologist Richard Miles presents a series charting the history of the breakthroughs and watersheds in our long quest to understand our ancient past. He begins by going back 2,000 years to explore how archaeology began by trying to prove a biblical truth - a quest that soon got archaeologists into dangerous water.
Episodes 2017
1:00:00

September 21, 2015

Expired 3.0 4 x
Archaeologist Richard Miles presents a series charting the history of the breakthroughs and watersheds in our long quest to understand our ancient past. He shows how 20th-century attention turned from civilisation and kings to the search for the common man against a background of science and competing political ideologies.
1:00:00

September 14, 2015

Expired 3.0 5 x
Archaeologist Richard Miles shows how discoveries in the 18th and 19th centuries overturned ideas of when and where civilisation began, as empires competed to literally 'own' the past.
Episodes 2013

3. The Power of the Past

3.0 12 x
Dr Miles reaches the 20th century and a new quest, discovering the life of the common man.

2. The Search for Civilisation

3.0 10 x
How discoveries in the 18th century overturned ideas of when and where civilisation began.

1. In the Beginning

3.0 17 x
Richard Miles explores how archaeology began by trying to prove a biblical truth.

2. In Search of Civilisation

3.0 15 x
How discoveries in the 18th century overturned ideas of when and where civilisation began.
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