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Latin, Ancient Greek, Roman History, Greek History, Ancient Greek Religion, Topography


Jake Morton eared his PhD from the University of Pennsylvania in 2017 with a dissertation entitled “Shifting Landscapes, Policies, and Morals: A topographically driven analysis of the Roman Wars in Greece from 200 to 168 BC.” He previously earned a BA from the University of Montana and an MA from the University of Colorado. He has worked on numerous archaeological projects in Italy, Greece, and Albania.

Jake’s two main topics of research are the Roman expansion to the East in the Middle Republic, and the practicalities of ancient Greek and Roman religion.

Selected Publications

  • The Experience of Sacrifice: Investigating Fat-Wrapped Thighbones,” in Autopsy in Athens: Recent Archaeological Research on Athens and Attica. Edited by Margaret M. Miles. Oxbow Books, 2015, pp 66-75.

Courses Taught

  • Intermediate Latin
  • Greek Theater and Society