Richard Miles (historian)
Richard Miles 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 civilization, and BBC Four's Archaeology: a Secret History (2013).
He was born in 1969. After gaining a BA in Ancient History and Archaeology at the University of Liverpool and a PhD in Classics from the University of Cambridge, he has lectured at the University of Cambridge. In 2009  Miles became a senior lecturer in the Department of Classics and Ancient History at the University of Sydney.
- 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
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- The Observer, 17 October 2010
- BBC Four - Archaeology: A Secret History. Accessed 30 April 2013
- My bright idea: Civilisation is still worth striving for, The Guardian, Sunday 17 October 2010
- Sydney Ideas talk - Carthage: City of Memories
- University of Sydney
- Alston, Richard. Carthage Must Be Destroyed (Book review), BBC History magazine, March 2010