Terrot R. Glover

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Terrot R. Glover in 1909

Terrot Reaveley Glover (1869–1943[1]) was a Cambridge University lecturer of classical literature. He was a fellow of St John's College, Cambridge.[2] He was also a Latinist, and is known for translating Robert Louis Stevenson's A Child's Garden of Verses to Latin.[3]

Glover worked as a lecturer for nearly 20 years. He also wrote some widely known books. Among them are The Jesus of History and Poets and Puritans.[2] He was a Public Orator of Cambridge University between 1920 and 1939, until he was succeeded by W. K. C. Guthrie.[4]

Glover was a Baptist. He had six children.[2] He conducted services in Appleton chapel at Harvard University on 19 December 1923 while visiting the university.[5]


  • The Jesus of History.[3]
  • Poets and Puritans[2]
  • Jesus in the Experience of Men[3]
  • The Influence of Christ in the Ancient World[3]
  • The World of the New Testament[3]
  • Life and Letters in the Fourth Century[3]
  • The Conflict of Religions in the Roman Empire[3]
  • The Disciple[3]
  • Vocation[3]


  1. ^ Wood, H. G. (1953). Terrot Reaveley Glover. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-1-107-59449-4. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Janet Glover". The Daily Telegraph. 3 June 2000. Retrieved 27 April 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i W. D. Hudson (October 1953). "T. R. Glover Review and Reminiscence" (PDF). The Baptist Quarterly. biblicalstudies.org.uk. pp. 175–182. Retrieved 27 April 2016. 
  4. ^ "List". Retrieved 5 February 2017. 
  5. ^ "UNIVERSITY CHAPEL". The Harvard Crimson. 19 December 1923. Retrieved 27 April 2016. 

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Academic offices
Preceded by
Sir John Edwin Sandys
Cambridge University Orator
Succeeded by
William Keith Chambers Guthrie