1517 in literature
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This article presents lists of the literary events and publications in 1517.
- August 6 – Belarusian printer Francysk Skaryna in Prague begins publishing The Psalter, a Bible translation into the Ruthenian language.
- John of Hauville's Architrenius (c. 1184), a widely read Latin poem in 4,361 hexameters in nine books, is first printed by Jodocus Badius in Paris.
- Niccolò Machiavelli writes L'asino (The [Golden] Ass).
- Teofilo Folengo (as "Merlin Cocaio") – Opus Maccaronicum, including "Baldo" (satiric verses blending Latin and Italian dialects in hexameters)
- John Skelton – The Tunnynge of Elynour Rummyng
- July 25 – Jacques Pelletier du Mans, French humanist poet and mathematician (died 1582)
- Unknown dates
- "Review of Architrenius by Johannes de Hauvilla, translation by Walter Weatherbee". The Review of English Studies. Oxford University Press. 48 (189): 79. 1997. Archived from the original on 2009-07-29. Retrieved 2009-07-26.
- Kurian, George Thomas (2003). Timetables of World Literature. New York: Facts on File Inc. ISBN 0-8160-4197-0.
- Trager, James (1979). The People's Chronology. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston.
- "Tra Medioevo en rinascimento". Poeti di Italia in Lingua Latina (in Italian). Archived from the original on 2009-05-27. Retrieved 2009-05-14.