Greek tattoos are distinguished symbols of ancient Greece . It is popular all over the world, the Olympic Games , with its symbols: the laurel wreath , the five rings and the torch . For this type of tattoo can use famous sayings of ancient Greek philosophers Socrates and Plato , for example .Images mythical and semi-mythical creatures and gods in the form of tattoos like the Greeks themselves . These pictures can be colorful or black and white , or a detailed schematic. Mighty Zeus, the wise , but a hot-tempered , the beautiful Aphrodite , fauns , nymphs - luggage for imagination in body art is quite decent . It is also worth noting Greek cross , a simple ,flat square shape . It's not a crucifix , as in Christianity, but by the Earth light .