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.
Architectural history on show: retrospective architectural exhibitions and nineteenth-century architectural history in Belgium.
Jun 01, 2006; While the nineteenth century Architectural history of Belgium has been the subject of numerous studies, the development of...