The etymology of triumph takes us to the language Latin, more precisely to the word triumphus. Triumph is the act and the result of success (achieve success or achieve victory).
For example: "Luis Suarez sealed the triumph of the Uruguayan national team by scoring the second goal of the game at ninety minutes of play", "Having reached the third round of the tournament is a triumph", “Finding a place to park on this avenue is a real triumph”.
The idea of triumph usually appears in the plane of the sports . Take the case of the Soccer World Cup from 2014 . In the final of said tournament, Germany imposed on Argentina by 1 to 0 . Therefore, it can be said that the German team won the victory in that match.
The counterpart of the triumph is the defeat . Taking the previous example, Germany he won and gave a defeat to Argentina . That is to say: Germany He was successful and the Argentine team ended up defeated.
Beyond sport, when a person or an organization meet your goals There is also talk of triumph. A man who managed to climb a mountain may consider this feat a triumph. The same can think the manager of a company which managed to export its products for the first time to an important market.
In the time of Roman empire , it was called triumph to the ceremony that was held in honor of the general whose army was the winner in a war . The artistic works that represent these celebrations are also called triumph.
As a proper name, Triumph It was a magazine that was published for 36 years in Spain. It was founded in 1946 by José Ángel Ezcurra in Valencia, and assumed the role of director until the day of its closure. During the first issues, the magazine focused on the world of entertainment, with film and theater criticism, although later it also addressed politics (initially the exterior, given censorship, but later also the national one), the economy and the culture . Its content caused the journalistic team to suffer many kidnappings and be forced to pay fines on more than one occasion.
Paris is one of the most visited cities every year by tourists from many parts of the world, largely because of its culture and monuments. While the Eiffel Tower is the icon who represents her more frequently, we must not forget that her Arc de Triomphe has nothing to envy. Regarding its history, Napoleon ordered that it be built in 1806, when the battle of Austerlitz had ended, and the job took three decades , so he concluded during the reign of Louis Philippe I. The name of the architect in charge of this impressive monument is Jean-François Chalgrin.
The Arc de Triomphe in Paris is 50 meters high and its base is 45 by 22 meters. Along the history He has been the protagonist of several memorable moments, such as the transfer of Napoleon's remains, in 1840, and the military parades that took place in each of the two world wars.
The base of the Arc de Triomphe contains the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ; This monument was built in 1921 and is characterized by having a flame always burning , in honor of citizens who lost their lives in World War I and who could not be identified. On the other hand, in the pillars are the names of the battles that the Napoleonic armies won, along with those of hundreds of generals, some of them underlined to refer to their fall in the field of battle .