11th century in literature
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This article presents lists of the literary events and publications in the 11th century.
- c. 1000–1025 – Only surviving manuscript of Beowulf written.
- c. 1022 – Nannayya, Aadi Kavi ("the first poet"), begins work on composing Andhra Mahabharatam, a translation of the Mahabharata into Telugu and the first work of Telugu literature.
- 1029 – Sultan Mahmud of Ghazni orders burning of the library of Rey in Persia and all books deemed as heretical.
- 1070 – The Temple of Literature, Hanoi, is established in the capital of Vietnam.
- 1080–1086 – Chinese poet and polymath Su Shi is sent into internal exile for political reasons; during this period he writes the first and second Chibifu (赤壁賦 "The Red Cliffs").
- 1086 – Poet-ruler of Al-Andalus Al-Mu'tamid ibn Abbad kills his fellow-poet, former lover and vizier Muhammad ibn Ammar.
|Medieval and Renaissance literature|
- c. 1000 – The Battle of Maldon (Old English)
- c. 1008–10 – The Diary of Lady Murasaki (紫式部日記 Murasaki Shikibu Nikki), by Murasaki Shikibu (kana script)
- 1010: March 8 (completed) – Shahnameh, by Ferdowsi
- 1011 – Manual (Enchiridion), by Byrhtferth of Ramsey Abbey
- 1012–18 – Chronicon Thietmari, by Thietmar of Merseburg
- By 1018 – Confessio Theologica, by John of Fécamp
- 1019 – Legenda Sancti Goeznovii, by 'William'
- By 1021 – The Tale of Genji (源氏物語 Genji monogatari), by Murasaki Shikibu
- 1021 – Book of Optics, by Alhazen
- 1025 – The Canon of Medicine, by Avicenna
- 1027 – The Book of Healing, by Avicenna
- 1026–46 – Historiarum libri quinque ab anno incarnationis DCCCC usque ad annum MXLIV ("History in five books from 900–1044 AD"), by Rodulfus Glaber
- c. 1040–44 – Wujing Zongyao (武經總要, "Collection of the Most Important Military Techniques"), by Zeng Gongliang, Ding Du, Yang Weide and others
- c. 1040–53 – Mukhtar al-hikam wa mahasin al-kalim ("Choice Maxims and Finest Sayings"), by al-Mubashshir ibn Fatiq
- 1041–42 – Encomium Emmae Reginae probably by a Flemish monk of the Abbey of Saint Bertin, Saint-Omer
- Mid-11th century – Sponsus
- After c. 1040 – Le Chanson de Roland (The Song of Roland), original version, perhaps by Turold
- c. 1049 – Chronicle of Nantes (Chronicon Namnetense) concludes
- c. 1054–76 – Cançó de Santa Fe, by an anonymous clerk in a Catalan dialect of Old Occitan
- After 1056 – Liber precum variarum, by John of Fécamp
- 1064 – Liniantu (歷年圖 "Chart of Successive Years"), by Sima Guang
- 1066 – by Sima Guang
- 1070 – Kutadgu Bilig ("The Wisdom Which Brings Good Fortune"), by Yusuf Khass Hajib of Balasagun in the Kara-Khanid Khanate (Uyghur language)
- c. 1070 – Hamamatsu Chūnagon Monogatari (浜松中納言物語), attributed to Takasue's Daughter
- 1073–76 – Gesta Hammaburgensis ecclesiae pontificum, by Adam of Bremen
- c. 1075 – Vita sancta Servatii and Miracula sancta Servatii (life and miracles of Saint Servatius), by Jocundus
- 1077 – Monologion ("Monologue"), by Anselm
- 1077–78 – Proslogion ("Address"), by Anselm
- 1084 –Zizhi Tongjian (資治通鑑; "Comprehensive Mirror to Aid in Government") by Sima Guang
- 1086 – Domesday Book
- c. 1087 – Almanac, by Abū Ishāq Ibrāhīm al-Zarqālī (Arzachel)
- 1088 – Dream Pool Essays (夢溪筆談, Mèng Xī Bǐ Tán), by Shen Kuo
- 1098 – Elucidarium, by Honorius Augustodunensis
- Late 11th century
- 11th or 12th century – Betha Meic Creiche ("Life of Mac Creiche" in Middle Irish)
- c. 11th century – The Records of Origin on Things and Affairs (事物纪原), by Gao Cheng
- Heian period
- c. 1001 – Wallada bint al-Mustakfi, al-Andalusian poet and princess (died 1091)
- c. 1033 – Anselm of Canterbury, Aosta-born scholastic philosopher, archbishop and saint (died 1109)
- 1037: January 8 – Su Shi, Chinese poet (died 1101)
- 1040: February 22 – Rashi, French rabbinical scholar (died 1105)
- 1048: May 18 – Omar Khayyám, Persian philosopher, scientist and presumed poet (died 1131)
- 1078: Ibn Quzman, al-Andalusian poet (died 1160)
- 1001 – Wang Yucheng, Chinese poet (born 954)
- c. 1002 – Hrotsvitha, Saxon secular canoness and writer of Latin poetry and drama (born c. 935)
- 1029 – Koshikibu no Naishi (小式部内侍), Japanese waka poet
- 1037 – Avicenna (Ibn-Sīnā), Persian polymath
- 1064: August 15 – Ibn Hazm (al-Andalusī aẓ-Ẓāhirī), Andalusian polymath (born 994)
- 1079: February 22 – John of Fécamp, Italian-born Benedictine abbot and spiritual writer
- 12th century in poetry
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- 12th century in literature
- list of years in literature
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