Alberti - Glossarium - Abbreviations - 1735
Luigi Walt, Ph.D.
Biblical Studies & History of Religions

Universität Regensburg
// Lehrstuhl für Exegese und Hermeneutik des
Neuen Testaments //
93040 Regensburg (Germany)
E-mail: luigi.walt [at]

Main Website: Paulus 2.0
Twitter: @letterepaoline

Welcome to my personal web pages! I am an Italian researcher specializing in Christian Origins and Second Temple Judaism, currently based in Germany. This site represents a self-invasion of my privacy.

Major Publication:  

  • 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 pp.). Read more »

Latest Peer-Reviewed Essays: 

  • “As If Not: Dissimulation Strategies from Paul to the Sixth Book of Ezra”, in J. Bremmer, T. Nicklas, V. Niederhofer (eds.), Figures of Ezra between Early Judaism and Early Christianity. Leuven: Peeters, forthcoming.
  • “Vernacular Reve(i)lations: Paul and the Veil Controversy in Corinth”, in M. Pesce et alii (eds.), Texts, Practices, and Groups: Multidisciplinary Approaches to the History of Jesus’ Followers in the First Two Centuries. Turnhout: Brepols, 2016, pp. 153-171.
  • “L’origine delle origini. Jonathan Z. Smith e la storia naturale del cristianesimo”, in Annali di Storia dell’Esegesi 32.1 (2015), pp. 283-300.

Works in Progress:

  • The Sixth Book of Ezra: Introduction, Translation, and Commentary
  • La distinzione paolina. Un’archeologia della traduzione
  • [Ed. and Transl.] J.Z. Smith, Una questione di classe. Saggi sulla comparazione storico-religiosa

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