1530 in literature
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This article presents lists of the literary events and publications in 1530.
- January – The first printed translation of the Torah into English, by William Tyndale, is published in Antwerp for distribution in Britain.
- May – The Tyndale Bible is publicly burned in England as heretical.
- An edition of Desiderius Erasmus's Paraphrasis in Elegantiarum Libros Laurentii Vallae is the first book to use the Roman form of the Garamond typeface cut by Claude Garamond.
- Paracelsus finishes writing Paragranum and leaves Nuremberg.
- Earliest likely date for first printing of the Middle English tail-rhyme chivalric romance Sir Isumbras and of Sir Lamwell.
- Approximate date for first printing of Henry Medwall's late 15th century English play Nature.
- Otto Brunfels – Herbarum vivae eicones (third part: 1536)
- Erasmus – A handbook on manners for children (De Civilitate Morum Puerilium Libellus)
- William Tyndale – The Practice of Prelates
- John Heywood – The Play called the foure PP; a newe and a very mery interlude of a palmer, a pardoner, a potycary, a pedler (approximate date)
- Pietro Bembo – Rime
- Girolamo Fracastoro – Syphilis sive morbus gallicus
- Hans Sachs – Das Schlaraffenland
- July 3 – Claude Fauchet, French historian (died 1601)
- August 2 – Girolamo Mercuriale, Italian physician and philologist (died 1606)
- November 1 – Étienne de La Boétie, French judge, philosopher and essayist (died 1563)
- Unknown dates
- Jerónimo Bermúdez, Spanish playwright and poet (died 1599)
- Jean Bodin, French political philosopher (died 1596)
- François de Belleforest, French poet and translator (died 1582)
- Pey de Garros, Occitan poet writing in Gascon (died 1585)
- Baltasar del Alcázar, Spanish poet (died 1606)
- Thomas Hoby, English diplomat and translator (died 1566)
- Jan Kochanowski, Polish poet also writing in Latin (died 1584)
- William Stevenson, English clergyman and presumed playwright (died 1575)
- Approximate years
- April 27 (one source states August 6) – Jacopo Sannazaro, Neapolitan poet, humanist and epigrammist also writing in Latin (born 1458)
- April 28 – Niklaus Manuel, Swiss playwright writing in German and artist (born 1484)
- August 28 - Gerold Edlibach, Swiss chronicler (born 1454)
- December 22 - Willibald Pirckheimer, German humanist writer (born 1470)
- Unknown date
- Approximate year
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