30 Astonishing Greek Tattoos

Tattoos are popular throughout the world as style statements. People get different types of designs and images on their body parts with various intentions and purposes. Though tattoos are not nation specific and display a global touch in terms of designs, lettering tattoos carved in a particular language are not uncommon. They are carved for the love of one’s language. Moreover, images and design related to the art and culture of the place are also very popular among the people. It is a way of showing pride in one’s heritage. Talking about Greek tattoos, the Greek language has very strong roots and also has a rich heritage.

The history of Greece also holds great stories and the art and sculpture of the place is known for its refinement and glory. The Greek tattoos are created with these very images and motifs that display characters and sayings from the art and literature of the place. They are interesting and arouse curiosity. Below is a collection of 30 Greek tattoos that tell more about the nation’s art and history, conveyed through the tattoo designs. Take a look to know more about the Greek mystery and of course history.

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Symbol Tattoo

A bold and simple looking arm piece which is a Greek symbol for strength.

greek symbol for strength

Symbol Tattoo

Wrist Tattoo

This neat and cute font stands for Jesus in Greek and has been carved for spiritual purpose.

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Wrist Tattoo

My Symbol Tattoo

The symbol indicates that the girl saw the live performance of the song for 30 seconds on the mars tour.

my symbol tattoo

My Symbol Tattoo

Endurance And Strength

Atlas holding the globe, worn as a back tattoo piece, symbolizes power and forbearance.

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Endurance And Strength

My Boondock Saints Tattoos

The forearms bearing the words truth and justice in Greek inspired from the movie characters look cool

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My Boondock Saints Tattoos

Art Piece Tattoo

This tattoo is inspired from the great Greek sculpture and looks quite artistic.

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Art Piece Tattoo

Quote Tattoo

Carved on the foot, the tattoo says that only god can genuinely judge me.

only god can genuinely judge me

Quote Tattoo

Religious Tattoo

This is a quote from The Bible, carved in Greek script, on the leg of the man.

john in greek

Religious Tattoo

Philosophical Tattoo

Etched in Greek on the left shoulder-blade, this tattoo holds spiritual importance for the wearer.

philosophical tattoo

Philosophical Tattoo

Forearm Tattoo

A worn out banner holds the words “1978”, the wearer’s birth year, written in Greek, on forearm.

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Forearm Tattoo

Greek Lettering Tattoo

This back tattoo stands for “live life with love” which is a great inspirational line.

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Greek Lettering Tattoo

FMA Scar Tattoo

This arm tattoo has Greek lettering coupled with a badass and aggressive design that looks dashing.

fma scar tattoo

FMA Scar Tattoo

Back Tattoo

This tattoo is a Greek symbol for Christ and has been carved to bring peace and divinity in life.

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Back Tattoo

Tattoo Poseidon

Half man half-fish, this is the portrait of the sea-god who guards its treasures, carved on the leg.

tattoo poseidon

Tattoo Poseidon

Hip Tattoo

A Greek writing carved in wavy fashion on the hip that says without hope the heart would break.

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Hip Tattoo

Arm Tattoo

This tattoo has orange color Greek prayer beads that look bright and exude positive energy.

greek prayer beads

Arm Tattoo

Spartan Tattoo

A Spartan helmet and sword, etched on the chest, symbolize the great Greek warrior tradition.

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Spartan Tattoo

Bull Tattoo

This bull has a sad look on its face and has been carved beautifully with the hair on the back mixing well with the design.

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Bull Tattoo

Greek Quote

Getting quotes as tattoo designs is a very popular practice around the world which holds a deep connection with the wearer.

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Greek Quote

Greek Biblical Verse

People with a religious bent of mind go for Biblical verse tattoo, like this man who has got one on his chest.

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Greek Biblical Verse

Greek Warrior Tattoo

Achilles, the greatest warrior in Homer’s Iliad, after whom the phrase was coined, makes for a cool portrait tattoo.

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Greek Warrior Tattoo

Peace Tattoo

A dove with peace word below, in Greek, looks soothing and sends out a peaceful message.

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Peace Tattoo

Lovely Tattoo

A Greek ship with a sweet quote from Homer’s Odyssey, carved on the arm, oozes composure and positivity.

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Lovely Tattoo

Thigh Tattoo

A compass rose with Greek lettering that talks about utopia and says that the road leading to it is a long one.

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Thigh Tattoo

Lower Back Greek Tattoo

Lines from Christian New Testament decorated with vines like ribbon looks elegant.

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Lower Back Greek Tattoo

Greek Armband

This family lover has got the word family carved in Greek with an embroidered band around it.

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Greek Armband

Hebrew And Greek Tattoo

Cool combination of languages that has a unifying touch and sends out a lovely message.

hebrew and greek tattoo

Hebrew And Greek Tattoo

Angel Warrior Tattoo

The angel with wings and a shield and cross in his hands makes for a religious and brave portrait.

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Angel Warrior Tattoo

Greek Theme Tattoo

Full sleeve tattoo carved with black ink looks queer but it has a unique attraction.

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Greek Theme Tattoo

My Leg Tattoo

This thoughtful tattoo means “Jesus Christ conquers” and has been created with a tricky idea.

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My Leg Tattoo

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