In ancient Greece and Rome, military victories were commemorated with a display of captured arms and standards. An architectural ornament representing a group of weapons is known as a trophy. Similar decorative vertical arrangements of hunting accessories, musical instruments or other objects are also commonly referred to as trophies.
UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA ART MUSEUM EXHIBIT EXAMINING RENAISSANCE ARCHITECTURAL ORNAMENT THROUGH PRINTS OPENS AUG. 26
Aug 13, 2011; CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Aug. 12 -- The University of Virginia issued the following news release: The University of Virginia Art...