TriumphThe etymology of triumph takes us to the tongue Latin, more precisely to the word triumphus. Triumph is the act and result of succeeding (to achieve success or achieve victory).

For instance: “Luis Suárez sealed the triumph of the Uruguayan team by scoring the second goal of the game after ninety minutes of play”, “To have 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 on the plane of sports. Take the case of Soccer World Cup from 2014. In the final of said tournament, Germany was imposed on Argentina by 1 to 0. Therefore, it can be said that the German team won the match.

The counterpart of the triumph is the defeat. Returning to the previous example, Germany achieved victory and defeated Argentina. That is to say: Germany It was successful and the Argentine team ended up defeated.

Beyond sport, when a person or an organization meet their goals there is also talk of triumph. A man who managed to climb a mountain may consider such a feat a triumph. The same may be thought by the manager of a company that managed to export its products for the first time to an important market.

At the time of Roman empire, the ceremony held in honor of the general whose army was victorious in a victory was called triumph. war. The artistic works that represent these celebrations are also called triumph.

TriumphAs 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 its closing day. During the first issues, the magazine focused on the entertainment world, with film and theater reviews, although later it also addressed politics (initially foreign, given the censorship, but later also national), the economy and the culture. Its content caused the journalistic team to suffer many kidnappings and was forced to pay fines on more than one occasion.

Paris is one of the cities most visited each year by tourists from many parts of the world, largely for its culture and its monuments. While the Eiffel Tower is the icon that represents it most frequently, we must not forget that its Arc de Triomphe has nothing to envy. Regarding its history, Napoleon ordered that it be built in 1806, when the Battle of Austerlitz had concluded, and the work took three decades, for which it 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. Throughout the history, has been the protagonist of various 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 an always burning flame, in honor of the citizens who lost their lives in the First World War and who could not be identified. On the other hand, on 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.