Alberti - Glossarium - Abbreviations - 1735
Luigi Walt, Ph.D.
Research Fellow and Lecturer

DFG Centre for Advanced Studies
“Beyond Canon” (CASBC) –
University of Regensburg (Germany)
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Centro Italiano di Studi Superiori
sulle Religioni (CISSR) – Bertinoro (Italy)

E-mail: luigi.walt [at]
Some papers:


Edited and Authored Books:  

  • Sceptic and Believer in Ancient Mediterranean Religions. Co-edited with B. Edelmann-Singer, T. Nicklas, and J.E. Spittler. WUNT 443. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2020 (336 pages). Read more»
  • Texts, Practices, and Groups: Multidisciplinary Approaches to the History of Jesus’ Followers in the First Two Centuries. Co-edited with A. Destro, M. Pesce et alii. JAOC 10. Turnhout: Brepols, 2017 (918 pages). Read more »
  • Paolo e le parole di Gesù. Frammenti di un insegnamento orale (“Paul and the Sayings of Jesus: Fragments of an Oral Teaching”). Brescia: Morcelliana, 2013 (520 pages). Read more »

Latest Peer-Reviewed Publications: 

  • “Is There a Bible in This Class? Rethinking Biblical Studies with Jonathan Z. Smith.” In Annali di Storia dell’Esegesi 37/2 (2020), 487–519
  • “Francesco e il canto della terra. Su alcuni riferimenti al discorso della montagna nelle Laudes creaturarum.” In Annali di Storia dell’Esegesi 37/1 (2020), 203–224
  • “Textual History of 6 Ezra” and “6 Ezra: Greek.” In F. Feder and M. Henze (eds.), Textual History of the Bible, Vol. 2: The Deuterocanonical Scriptures. Part B: Baruch–Ezra (Leiden: Brill, 2019), 534–538 and 539–540

Work in Progress:

  • The Pauline Distinction: An Archaeology of Translation
  • The Sixth Book of Ezra: Introduction, Translation, and Commentary
  • [Ed. and Italian Transl.] J.Z. Smith, Selected Essays in the Study of Religion

Image above: Abbreviations in Greek minuscule manuscripts of the New Testament. From Johannes Alberti, Glossarium Graecum (Leiden, 1735). Credits: The Amsterdam NT Weblog.