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Crevier, Jean Baptiste Louis

CREVIER, JEAN BAPTISTE LOUIS (1693-1765), French author, was born at Paris, where his father was a printer. He studied under Rollin and held the professorship of rhetoric in the college of Beauvais for twenty years. He completed Rollin's Histoire romaine by the addition of six volumes (1750-1756); he also published two editions of Livy, with notes; L'Histoire des empereurs des Romains, jusqu'à Constantin (1749); Histoire de l'Université de Paris, and a Rhétorique françoise, which enjoyed much popularity.

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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