1583 in literature
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- Early - Accademia della Crusca established in Florence to regulate the Italian language.
- March 10 - Queen Elizabeth's Men acting troupe is ordered to be founded in England.
- June 11 - Rivales, a play in Latin by William Gager, is acted by the students of Christ Church, Oxford. Criticized for its "filth", it is never printed and does not survive, but is revived for two performances in 1592, one before Queen Elizabeth I of England.
- June 12 - Dido, another play in Latin by Gager, is performed by students at Christ Church, Oxford.
- Lodewijk Elzevir produces the first publication from the House of Elzevir in Leiden, Drusii Ebraicarum quaestionum ac responsionum libri duo.
- Joseph Justus Scaliger - De emendatione temporum (Study on the Improvement of Time)
- Philip Stubbes - The Anatomy of Abuses
See 1583 in poetry
- January 8 - Simon Episcopius, Dutch theologian (died 1643)
- February 2 - Anna Visscher, Dutch artist, poet and translator (died 1651)
- April 4 - Franciscus Quaresmius, Italian writer (died 1650)
- April 10 - Hugo Grotius, Dutch philosopher, dramatist and poet (died 1645)
- date unknown
- January 1 - François de Belleforest, French poet and translator (born 1530)
- January 5 - Juan Maldonado, Spanish Jesuit theologian (born 1533)
- March 4 - Bernard Gilpin, English theologian (born 1517)
- April - Lucas David, Prussian historian (born 1503)
- May 6 - Zacharias Ursinus, German theologian (born 1534)
- July 8 - Fernão Mendes Pinto, Portuguese explorer and memoirist (born c.1509)
- December 31 - Thomas Erastus, Swiss theologian (born 1524)
- date unknown
- Adams, William (2010). A Dictionary of the Drama: A Guide to the Plays, Play-Wrights, Players, and Playhouses of the United Kingdom and America, from the Earliest Times to the Present, Volume 1. Nabu Press. p. 557. ISBN 1-144-71419-2.
- Ellis, Mark (2006). Simon Episcopius' Doctrine of Original Sin. Peter Lang. p. 32. ISBN 978-0-8204-8109-8.
- This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Herbermann, Charles, ed. (1913). "Franciscus Quaresmius". Catholic Encyclopedia. Robert Appleton Company.
- This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Hugo Grotius". Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.
- This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Johann Heinrich Alting". Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.
- This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Sir John Beaumont". Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.