in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome
January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical History. 1780 words.
A spectacular ceremony including procession and sacrifice, the triumph celebrated a significant Roman military victory. According to tradition the triumph
in The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance
January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 331 words.
In classical Rome, a triumph (Latin triumphus) was the highest honour that could be bestowed on a victorious general;
in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military
January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 43 words.
1 a great victory or achievement: a garden built to celebrate Napoleon's many triumphs.
2 the state of
in The International Encyclopedia of Dance
January 1998; p ublished online January 2005 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance. 1548 words.
elaborate festivals organized by or for royalty, incorporated many forms of entertainment, including dance. The triumphs, named for the triumphal
in The Bible and the Pursuit of Happiness
October 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .
Chapter. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 17773 words.
This chapter moves toward a biblical theology of happiness by tracing the theme of the triumph of life in the Bible. The triumph of life is meant to be a thick description of happiness, one...
in Lordship, Kingship, and Empire
July 1992; p ublished online October 2011 .
Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 7174 words.
This chapter discusses the notion of a ‘the triumph of monarchy’. In this chapter two ways with which the monarchy seemingly triumphed are discussed and evaluated. The first one belongs...
in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature
January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 142 words.
A *masque by James Shirley, acted and printed 1634; a spectacular torchlight procession (or ‘triumph’) of the masquers, from Holborn to Whitehall, preceded the masque proper. It was an...
in The Oxford Companion to English Literature
January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 179 words.
A *masque by James *Shirley, acted and printed 1634. This was the best known of all 17th‐century masques, mainly because of the spectacular torchlight procession (or ‘triumph’) of the...
in In Search of Human Nature
January 1993; p ublished online October 2011 .
Chapter. 11466 words.
This chapter examines the triumph of culture over race as the basis of the study of human nature. It suggests that a general urge to know, combined with a professional and scientifically...
in The British Journal of Aesthetics
April 2005; p ublished online April 2005 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art. 0 words.
The question at issue is whether moral defects of artworks can be aesthetic defects. Noël Carroll claims they can be, Berys Gaut claims they are, and James Anderson and Jeffrey Dean claim...
in Branding: A Very Short Introduction
June 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .
Chapter. Subjects: Brand Management. 3436 words.
Brands have been around for centuries, but the idea has become central to our lives since the 1980s. Since then, branding has become pervasive, reaching into even the poorest parts of the...