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Rising Phoenix Tattooing
(630) 458-8801
19 W. 330 Lake St.
Addison, IL
 
Rising Phoenix Tattoo
(630) 458-8800
19w330 Lake St
Addison, IL
 
Ciic Clinic For Permanent Make Up Inc
(630) 582-1213
123 E Lake St Ste 202
Bloomingdale, IL
 
Ink Town Usa
(630) 424-9999
21w 500 North Ave
Lombard, IL
 
Ink Town USA
(630) 424-9999
21W500 North Ave
Lombard, IL
 
Insane Ink
(630) 458-8800
19 W 330 Lake St.
Addison, IL
 
Rising Phoenix Tattoo
(630) 458-8800
19W330 Lake St
Addison, IL
 
Ciic Clinic For Permanent Make Up Inc
(630) 582-1213
123 E Lake St Ste 201
Bloomingdale, IL
 
Markiano, John
(630) 529-3293
25W163 Lake St
Roselle, IL
 
Rising Phoenix Tattoo Inc
(630) 942-1313
3 S 018 Rr 53
Glen Ellyn, IL
 

Lion tattoos

Lion tattoo designs Lion Tattoo Designs - The Lion is an ancient symbol, one that has been incorporated into the religion and mythology of numerous cultures and civilizations since recorded time around the Middle East, India, throughout Africa and bordering the Mediterranean. Lions once roamed the southern reaches of Europe. The influence of the power of the Lion's symbolism can be seen in it's representation in both Chinese and Japanese art and mythology, both cultures beyond it's range.

The Lion was often used as a symbol of Royalty, as in many cultures it was considered the "King of the Beasts". In early Christianity, as Jesus was seen to be the "King of Kings", he was often represented by a Lion, and a Lion was the symbol of St. Mark. The Lion is mentioned many times in the Bible and the time when a Lion lays with a Lamb is seen as the dawning of a New Age. The Lion or Leo, is one of the twelve signs of the Zodiac and represents the Sun.

Stone lions can be found in temples and important architectural buildings encompassing the Mediterranean, from Assyria and Egypt, to Babylonia, from Greece to Rome. In African cultures the Lion was a powerful symbol in many Creation Myths, as both Creator and Destructor, and in some cultures the Lion figured prominently in rites of passages to becoming a man and full-fledged warrior. To kill a lion single-handedly was the height of prowess for a hunter. But in many African fables the Lion is often depicted as a vain, arrogant creature who is often out-witted by smaller more clever creatures.

The Lion symbolizes divine and solar power, royal authority, victory, fortitude, pride, nobility, cunning, strength (in Greek mythology, Hercules is renowned for having the strength of ten lions and wore a Lion cape and headdress), courage, justice and protection, fairness and just laws, and images of the Lion have long been used to protect sacred ground. A Lion tattoo may represent some aspects of the...

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