Zeus’ symbols are the thunderbolt, eagle, bull and oak. He is associate with wisdom and awareness. Zeus, know for causing thunder and lightning, was once a rain-god. He is consider the ruler of the heavens and the governor of weather. Zeus won the draw and became the supreme ruler of the gods. He is lord of the sky, the rain god. His weapon is a thunderbolt which he hurls at those who displease him. He is marriage to Hera but, is famous for his many affairs. Zeus was the king of the Olympian gods and the supreme deity in Greek religion. Zeus’ father was Cronus and his mother Rhea. Though he is most well known as god of the sky and thunder. Zeus was the supreme cultural embodiment of Greek religious beliefs. He had many epithets (titles) that emphasized different aspects of complete and wide ranging authority.
Lions symbolized power and wealth for the ancient Greeks. Aristotle and Herodotus wrote that lions were even find in the Balkans in the middle of the first millennium BC. When king Xerxes advanced through Macedonia in 480 BC he reported encountering several lions. Lions feature very prominently in ancient Greek mythology and writings including the myth of the Nemean Lion. The Nemean Lion is famously slain by Heracles, constituting the first labor the Greek god was task with performing. It was said that the lion’s fur was impervious to attacks because it was made of gold and it claws, sharper than mortal swords, could cut through armor.
Carapace Tattoo & Piercing Studio produces numerous Zeus Tattoos. This is another addition to our collector’s tattoo gallery. Here our visionary tattoo artist wanted to create resemble among Zeus and Namean Lion with their characteristics. This is a color tattoo.