Roberto Valturio (1405–1475) was an Italian engineer and writer born in Rimini. He was the author of the military treatise De Re militari (1472). The work consists of a preface, with a dedication to Sigismondo Pandolfo Malatesta; a list of the classical works mentioned and an introduction on the history of warfare. The work was widely known: the French King Louis XI of France, the Hungarian king Matthias Corvinus, the Duke of Urbino Federico da Montefeltro and the ruler of Florence Lorenzo de 'Medici had a copy of the printed book.
- Cuneo, p.15 
- Pia F. Cuneo Artful Armies, Beautiful Battles: Art and Warfare in Early Modern Europe BRILL, 2002 ISBN 90-04-11588-9 ISBN 9789004115880
- Roberto Valturio. De Re Militari. Italy, third quarter of the 15th century [182+] 1., the last blank. illus. 34 cm. From the Rare Book and Special Collections Division at the Library of Congress
- Roberto Valturio. De Re Militari. [North Italy, third quarter of the 15th century]  1., the last 2 blank. illus. 30 cm. From the Rare Book and Special Collections Division at the Library of Congress
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