1520 in literature
This article presents lists of the literary events and publications in 1520.
- Scholars at Complutense University, Alcalá de Henares, under the direction of Diego Lopez de Zúñiga complete the Complutensian Polyglot Bible.
- Ulrich von Hutten's satiric poem Aufwecker der teutschen Nation is published, his earliest work in German.
- Hochstratus Ovans
- Martin Luther
- Niccolò Machiavelli – Discourse on Reforming the Government of Florence (Discorso sopra il riformare lo stato di Firenze)
- Shin Maha Thilawuntha – Yazawin Kyaw (Burmese), supplement
- Robert Copland – L'enuoy of Robert Coplande (published in London by Wynkyn de Worde)
- Terence (translated) – Terens in Englysh (published in Paris)
- Approximate year
- Unknown date – Natalis Comes, Italian mythologist, poet and historian (died 1582)
- Approximate years
- Hernando de Acuña, Spanish poet (died 1580)
- Giovanni Bona de Boliris, Italian humanist, poet and writer, writing in Latin and Italian (died 1572)
- Thomas Churchyard, English author and poet (died 1604)
- Pernette Du Guillet, French poet (died 1545)
- Jorge de Montemor, Portuguese novelist and poet, writing in Spanish (died 1561)
- Christophe Plantin, French-born Dutch humanist and printer (died 1589)
- Madeleine Des Roches (Madeleine Neveu), French author, poet and saloniste (died 1587)
- Alexander Scott, Scottish poet (died 1582/83)
- Georg Thym, German teacher, poet and writer (died 1560)
- Magnusson, Magnus, ed. (1990). Chambers Biographical Dictionary (5th ed.). Cambridge; Edinburgh: Cambridge University Press; W. & R. Chambers Ltd. ISBN 0-550-16040-X.
- "Chadwyck-Healey English Poetry Database – Tudor Poetry, 1500-1603". Academic Text Service (ATS). Stanford University Library. Archived from the original on 2009-09-11. Retrieved 2009-09-08.
- Cox, Michael, ed. (2004). The Concise Oxford Chronology of English Literature. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-860634-6.