The Revilo P. Oliver Collection
ABOUT THE AUTHOR...
The late Dr. Revilo Pendleton Oliver, Professor of Classics at the University
of Illinois for 32 years, was a scholar of international distinction who wrote articles in four languages for the most prestigious
academic publications in the United States and Europe. His first book was a copiously annotated translation from the Sanskrit
(Mrcchakatika, the Little Clay Cart, Urbana, 1938).
During World War II, Dr. Oliver was Director of Research in a highly secret agency of
the War Department, and was cited for outstanding service to his country.
One of the very few academicians outspoken in his opposition
to the progressive defacement of our civilization, Dr. Oliver insisted that the fate of his countrymen hangs on their willingness
to subordinate their doctrinal differences to the tough but idealistic solidarity which is the prerequisite for the resurgence
Books and Reprints by Professor Oliver: