Phoenix Feather Tattoo

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Phoenix feather tattoo , As a tattoo design, the phoenix is probably the most visually spectacular form of body art. The legend of the phoenix is known around the world, and has its origins in much of Europe, Middle East and Far East. The basic symbolism of the phoenix is the resurrection and rebirth by fire.

Even if the legend is the same all over the world, there are subtle differences.

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Greek legend

According to ancient Greek legends, the phoenix lived in Arabia next to a well irrigation. At dawn, she would swim and greek sun god Apollo stopped his chariot to listen to her song in particular.

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Lebanese legend

The Lebanese claim the phoenix as central to their culture, be it ancient or modern. As descendants of the Phoenicians, the terms “Sons of the Phoenix.” This legend has a special importance in Beirut was destroyed and rebuilt seven times in its history.

Persian legend

Phoenix feather tattoo In the Persian legends, the phoenix is known as Huma or “bird of paradise.” This bird is consumed in a fireball to rise from the ashes. It was considered a bird of compassion, and would make a great fortune with a simple touch.

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Egyptian legend

In ancient Egypt, the legend was known as Bennu. This bird created by fire from a sacred tree. It was believed that this bird was the soul of the sun god Ra.

The emergence of bird Phoenix as a popular tattoo is not well documented, but people think it has its origins in the Far East. Men love to have a Phoenix feather tattoo on his body, while women usually prefer to have on your lower back or stomach. There are people who consider Phoenix to be the symbol of the devil and that pagans expressed their love for Satan through the phoenix. In the widely popular Harry Potter series, the phoenix has been described as the bird that has healing powers. This is more in line with the symbolic meaning of Phoenix, the resurrection. Also in the Chronicles of Narnia, a phoenix is represented unless one of imminent danger characters.

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