Crevier, Jean Baptiste
CREVIER, JEAN BAPTISTE Louis (1 69 3-17G5), a, 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 eight volumes ; he also published two editions of Livy, with notes ; L'Histoire des Empereurs des Domains, jusqu' it Constantin, 1749, 12 vols. 12mo ; Ilistoire de l'Universito de Paris, 7 vols. 12mo; and a Rhetorique Francoise, which enjoyed much popularity.