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De re militari.

De re militari.

 
 
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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.

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01/01/1400
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Valturio, Roberto, 1405-1475.
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