1570 in literature
This article presents lists of the literary events and publications in 1570.
- The Académie de Poésie et de Musique is founded in France by the poet Jean-Antoine de Baïf and the musician Joachim Thibault de Courville.
- Torquato Tasso travels to Paris in the service of Cardinal Luigi d'Este.
- Roger Ascham – The Scholemaster (posthumous)
- William Baldwin – Beware the Cat (new edition)
- Thomas North – The Fables of Bidpai: The Morall Philosophie of Doni (translation of the Panchatantra from the Italian of Anton Francesco Doni)
- Abraham Ortelius – Theatrum Orbis Terrarum (the first modern atlas)
- See 1570 in poetry
- October 4 – Péter Pázmány, Hungarian philosopher and theologian (died 1637)
- December 29 – Wilhelm Lamormaini, Netherlandish theologian (died 1648)
- Unknown dates
- February 28 – Domingo de Santo Tomás, Spanish grammarian (born 1499)
- March 25 – Johann Walter, German poet and composer (born 1496)
- July 3 – Aonio Paleario, Italian humanist, reformer and pamphleteer (born c. 1500)
- October 20 – João de Barros, Portuguese historian (born 1496)
- November – Jacques Grévin, French dramatist (born c. 1539)