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τρόπαιον 1

a trophy, Lat. tropaeum, Trag., etc.; i. e. a monument of the enemy's defeat (τροπή II), consisting of arms taken from the enemy, hung on trees or posts; the common phrase was στῆσαι or στήσασθαι τρ. to set up trophies, Eur., Thuc.; ἱδρῦσαι Eur.; c. gen. pers., τροπαῖα τῶν πολεμίων a trophy won from the enemy, id=Eur.; so, τροπαῖ᾽ ἔστησε τῶν ἐμῶν χερῶν Soph.; and, στῆσαι τροπαῖα κατὰ or ἀπὸ τῶν πολεμίων, Lat. triumphare de aliquo, Oratt.

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