Victory Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Victory

  1. Arc de Triomphe arch built in Paris by Napoleon to celebrate his conquests (1806–1836). [Fr. Hist.: Misc.]
  2. Arch of Trajan triumphal monument by emperor (c. 100). [Rom. Hist.: Misc.]
  3. bay leaves wreath used as victor’s crown. [Heraldry: Halberts, 20]
  4. Beethoven’s 5th symphony’s first four notes are Morse code for V, symbolizing victory. [Western Culture: Misc.]
  5. Greek cross symbol of Christ’s triumph over death. [Christian Iconog.: Jobes, 386]
  6. laurel wreath traditional symbol of victory, recognition, and reward. [Gk. and Rom. Hist.: Jobes, 374]
  7. Nike (Victoria) winged goddess of triumph. [Gk. Myth.: Brewer Dictionary, 757]
  8. palm sign of triumph. [N. T.: Revelation 7:9]
  9. V-E Day Allies accept Germany’s surrender in WWII (May 8, 1945). [World Hist.: Van Doren, 506]
  10. V- J Day Allies accept Japan’s surrender in VWVII (August 15, 1945). [World Hist.: Van Doren, 507]