OLIVER, Revilo Pendleton

  • OLIVER, Revilo Pendleton
Date of Birth
Born City
Iowa Park
Born State/Country
TX
Parents
Revilo P. and Flora R. Long O.
Date of Death
Death City
Urbana
Death State/Country
IL
Married
Grace Needham, 1930
EDUCATION

Attended Pomona College, 1927; A.M. U. Illinois, 1933; Ph.D., 1940

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Insr. Classics, U. Illinois, 1940-2; research analyst and director of research for U.S. War Department, 1942-5; asst.  prof. Classics, Spanish, & Italian, U. Illinois, 1945-7; also. prof. 1947-53; perf. 1953-0-53; prof. 1953-78; research analyst to director of research, U.S. War Dept. 1942-45; Guggenheim Post-Service Fellow, 1946-7; Fulbright Fellow, 1953-4.

DISSERTATION

"Niccolo Perotti's Translation of 'The Enchiridion'" (Illinois, 1940).

PUBLICATIONS

The Little Clay Cart: A Drama in 10 Acts, Attributed to King Sûdraka (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1938); “Plato and Salutati,” TAPA 71 (1940) 315-334; “A Late Mediaeval Plato,” CW 35 (1941-42) 246-7; “Petrarch's Prestige as Humanist,” in Classical Studies in Honor of W. A. Oldfather (Urbana: U. Illinois Press, 1943) 134-153; “The First Edition of the Amores,” TAPA 76 (1945) 191-215; “Latin for Pleasure,” CW 42 (1948-1949) 130-4; “New Fragments of Latin Authors in Perotti's CornucopiaeTAPA 78 (1947) 376-424; “Au sujet de la comédie latine tardive,” Latomus (1948) 47-50; “A Standard Pronunciation of Latin,” CJ 44 (1949) 264-8; “A Claudian Letter,” AJA53 (1949) 249-57; “The Satires of Filelfo,” Italica 36, 1 (1949) 23-46; “The Oedipus of Plautus,” CP 45 (1950) 39-40; “The First Medicean ms. of Tacitus and the Titulature of Ancient Books,” TAPA 82 (1951) 232-261; “Modern Latin,” CW 44 (1951) 193-203; “Giovanni Tortelli,” in Studies Presented to D. M. Robinson on his Seventieth BirthdayII, ed. G. E. Mylonas & D. Raymond (Saint Louis, MO: Washington U. Press, 1953) 1257-71; Niccolo Perotti's Version of the Enchiridion of Epictetus, (ed.) (Urbana: U. Illinois Press, 1954) REVS: MPh LXI 1956 101-103 de Vogel | RBPh XXXIV 1956 270 Bakelants | CR N.S. VI 1956 178 Young | RPh XXX 1956 117 Louis | Speculum XXXI 1956 541-543 Stocker | CJ LI 1956 188 Gaertner | JHS LXXVII 1957 173 Ferguson | Emerita XXVI 1958 145 Marín Peña | Orpheus V 1958 156-157 Garzya, | AAHG XII 1959 106 Mras | A&R V 1960 55-56 Garzya, “A Note on the De rebus bellicis,” CP 50 (1955) 113-18; “Era plagiario Poliziano nelle sue traduzioni di Epitteto e di Erodiano?,” Il Poliziano e il suo tempo, Atti del IV Conv. internaz. di Studi sul Rinascimento Firenze sett. 1954 (Firenze 1957) n. p.; “Ovid in His Ring (Amores II.15, 9-26),” CP 53 (1958) 103-6; “Politian's Translation of the Enchiridion,” TAPA 89 (1958) 185-210; The Communist Conspiracy and Conservative Strategy (Omaha, NE: Congress of Freedom, 1959); An Introduction to the Contemporary History of Latin America (Belmont, MA: American Opinion, 1961); History and Biology (Oxnard, CA: Griff Press, 1963); “Marxmanship in Dallas” American Opinion 72 (Feb. 1964) 13-28 & 73 (March 1964) 65-78; "A Voice in the Wilderness,” in Classical, Mediaeval and Renaissance Studies in Honor of B. L. Ullman, II, ed. C. Henderson, Jr. (Romer: Ed. di Storia e Letteratura, 1964) 515-35; “Apex and Sicilicus,” AJP 87 (1966) 129-70; All America Must Know the Terror that Is Upon Us (Bakersfield: Conservative Viewpoint, 1966; Conspiracy or Degeneracy? (Nedrow, NY:  Power Products, 1967); After Fifty Years (Washington, DC: National Youth Alliance, 1970); “Lucan's Naval Battle,” in Homenaje a Antonio Tovar ofrecido por sus discípulos, colegas y amigos (Madrid: Ed. Gredos, 1972) 323-34; Christianity and the Survival of the West (Sterling, VA: Sterling Enterprises, 1973; repr. with new postscript Cape Canaveral: Howard Allen, 1978); “Interpolated Lines in Ovid,” in Gesellschaft. Kultur. Literatur. Rezeption und Originalität im Wachsen einer europäischen Literatur und Geistigkeit. Beiträge L. Wallach gewidmet, ed. K. Bosl (Stuttgart: Hiersemann, 1975) 19-32; All America Must Know  the Terror That Is upon Us (Reedy WV: Liberty Bell Publications, 1975); “The Second Medicean Ms. and the Text of Tacitus,” ICS 1 (1976) 190-225; “The Praenomen of Tacitus,” AJP 98 (1977) 64-70; “Did Tacitus Finish the Annales?,” ICS 2 (1977) 289-314; “Tacitean nobilitas,” ICS 3 (1978) 238-61; “Tacitus, Librarian?,” CQ 29 (1979) 223-24; “Thrasyllus in Tacitus, Ann. 6.21,” ICS 5 (1980) 130-48; The Jews Love Christianity, published under pseudonym “Ralph Perrier” (Reedy WV: Liberty Bell Publications, 1980); America's Decline: The Education of a Conservative (London: Londinium Press, 1981); The Enemy of Our Enemies (Reedy WV: Liberty Bell Publications, 1981);"Populism" and "Elitism"(Reedy WV: Liberty Bell Publications, 1982); By Their Fruits Ye Shall Know Them (Reedy WV: Liberty Bell Publications, 1985); Can “Liberals” Be Educated? (Reedy WV: Liberty Bell Publications, 1986); Christianity Today: Four Articles (Reedy WV: Liberty Bell Publications, 1987); The Yellow Peril (Reedy WV: Liberty Bell Publications, 1983); The Origins of Christianity (Uckfield, Sussex, UK: Historical Review Press, 1994); Reflections on the Christ Myth (Uckfield, Sussex, UK: Historical Review Press, 1994); The Origins of Christianity (Uckfield, Sussex, UK: Historical Review Press, 2001); The Jewish Strategy (Earlysville, VA:  Palladian Books, 2002).

Kleine SchriftenAgainst the Grain: The Writings of Revilo P. Oliver (Reedy WV: Liberty Bell Publications, 1995)

SOURCES

DAS 8:3: 387; Clare Connor, Wrapped in the Flag (Boston: Beacon Press, 2013) 40-3; Dick Russell, The Man Who Knew Too Much (New York: Carroll & Graf, 1992) 397, 687-8.

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