[German Version] (acronym: Shadal; Aug 22, 1800, Trieste – Sep 30, 1865, Padua), Orthodox Jewish scholar. Luzzatto was an expert at combining biblical and general learning. In 1829 he was appointed professor of Bible, grammar, Jewish history, and theology at the Collegio Rabbinico Italiano in Padua, a position he held until his death. He rejected Hellenistic philosophy, the intellectualism of M. Maimonides, and the rationalism of B. de Spinoza, but also the Kabbalah. He ¶ is noted for his work as a Bible translator and his editions of medieval poetry. Giuseppe Veltri Bibliography I. Luzzatto,
Index raisonné, 1878
idem, Catalogo ragionato, 1881 P. Nissim, “Bibliografia,”
Rassegna mensile di Israel 32, 1966, 212–225 G. Tamani, “‘Manoscritti autografi’,”
Rassegna mensile di Israel 43, 1977, 122–132 T. Lehnardt,
BBKL V, 1993, 494–499.