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Originally appearing in Volume V07, Page 432 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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JEAN BAPTISTE LOUIS CREVIER (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'd Constantin (1749) ; Histoire de l' University de Paris, and a Rhetorique francoise, which enjoyed much popularity.
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