Lion Tattoos Hopkinsville KY

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Lasting Impressions
(270) 886-6352
3804 Lafayette Rd
Hopkinsville, KY
 
The Dancing Dragon Tattoo Studio
(270) 439-4465
P O Box 827
Oak Grove, KY
 
Tattoo Charlie's Of Dixie Hwy
(502) 995-5635
7640 Dixie Hwy
Louisville, KY
 
Crazy Life Tattoo
(270) 849-3420
214 E Main St
Campbellsville, KY
 
The In Skin Studio
(270) 442-9066
1000A Old Mayfield Rd
Paducah, KY
 
The Dancing Dragon Tattoo Studio
(270) 439-4465
P O Box 827
Oak Grove, KY
 
Dancing Dragon Tattoo
(270) 439-4465
15234 Fort Campbell Blvd
Oak Grove, KY

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Designs By Dana
(859) 292-8871
631 Main St
Covington, KY
 
General Lee's Tattoo Studio
(270) 352-2837
1143 N Dixie Blvd
Radcliff, KY
 
Kentucky Tattoos
(502) 969-4591
7312 Preston Hwy
Louisville, KY
 
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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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