Classic Greek culture has inspired so much of Western culture, from art to music, to philosophy, architecture, infrastructure, and so on. The stories told in Greek Mythology are vivid, rich, inspiring, scary, and sometimes, just plain messed up. They show the reality of human nature and error, which their deities are not immune from. In these classic tales are many lessons for humanity. With so much Greek Art that was created to depict these stories, it is no wonder that Greek Mythology is a popular theme to choose for a tattoo. You really cannot go wrong by choosing Greek Mythology as the basis of a tattoo design. Do you have a favorite Greek Myth? Are you thinking about turning that into a tattoo design? Check out the following 10 breathtaking Greek Mythology Tattoos for more ideas and inspiration:
Greek Tragedies were great entertainment then and make for great tattoos now.
Poseidon is one of the most powerful gods, who rules the seas.
Here is another tattoo of Poseidon, with his trident, overuling the oceans.
The light and shadow on this half sleeve is impressive.
Here are many legends incorporated into one amazing Greek Mythology tattoo.
Zeus is the most powerful god of Greek mythology, and this tattoo truly exhibits his power.
Check out this full sleeve of Greek Mythology done in excellent skill from the tattoo artist.
Remember the story of Icarus and the sun? What an amazing depiction of that famous tale.
Medusa is one of the most commonly known Greek Mythology stories, and this depiction is one of the most beautiful and creepy in tattoo form.
The entire side of this tattoo enthusiast’s body is dedicated to Greek Mythology. Fantastic!