1519 in literature
This article presents lists of the literary events and publications in 1519.
- Apokopos by Bergadis, the first book in Modern Greek, is printed in Venice.
- The chivalric romance Libro del muy esforzado e invencible caballero Don Claribalte ("Book of the very striving and invincible knight Don Claribalte"), the first literary work by Gonzalo Fernández de Oviedo y Valdés, is published in Valencia (Spain) by Juan Viñao. In the foreword (dedicated to Ferdinand, Duke of Calabria), Oviedo relates that the work has been conceived and written in the Captaincy General of Santo Domingo (the Caribbean island of Hispaniola), where he has been working since 1514; therefore, it can claim to be the first literary work created in the New World.
- Lopo Homem, Pedro Reinel and Jorge Reinel (illustrated by António de Holanda) – "Miller Atlas"
- John Rastell – The Abbreviacion of Statutis
- John Rastell – The Four Elements (A new Interlude and a Mery of the Elements, approximate date)
- Thomas Murner – Geuchmat ("Meadow of Fools")
- Santikirti – Santinatha Purana
- Timanna – Parijatapahanannamu
- February 19 – Froben Christoph of Zimmern, Swabian noble and chronicler (died 1566)
- March 17 – Thoinot Arbeau, born Jehan Tabourot, French priest and writer (died 1596)
- May 27 – Girolamo Mei, Italian humanist historian (died 1594)
- Unknown date – Gutierre de Cetina, Spanish poet and soldier (died 1554)
- 1519 or 1520 – Nicholas Grimald, English poet and translator (died 1562)
- May 9 – Jodocus Trutfetter, German philosopher and theologian (born 1460)
- September 10 – John Colet, English churchman and Biblical scholar, best known for his sermons (born 1467)
- December – Rudolph von Langen, German Catholic humanist and poet
- Unknown dates
- de Amezúa, Agustín G. (1956). Introduction to facsimile reprint of Libro de Claribalte. Madrid: Real Academia Española.
- Thomas, Calvin (1909). A History of German Literature. New York: D. Appleton & Company. Retrieved 2009-12-14.
- Kurian, George Thomas (2003). Timetables of World Literature. New York: Facts on File Inc. ISBN 0-8160-4197-0.
- Jakob Franck: "Jodocus von Eisenach" (1. Art.). In: Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie (ADB). Band 14, Duncker & Humblot, Leipzig 1881, p. 111 and following