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owl-tattoo design by johngiannis27 owl-tattoo design by johngiannis27
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dedicated: ~owel

owls in Greek mythology :In the mythology of ancient Greece, Athene, the Goddess of Wisdom, was so impressed by the great eyes and solemn appearance of the Owl that, having banished the mischievous crow, she honoured the night bird by making him her favourite among feathered creatures. Athene's bird was a Little Owl, (Athene noctua). This Owl was protected and inhabited the Acropolis in great numbers. It was believed that a magical "inner light" gave Owls night vision. As the symbol of Athene, the Owl was a protector, accompanying Greek armies to war, and providing ornamental inspiration for their daily lives. If an Owl flew over Greek Soldiers before a battle, they took it as a sign of victory. The Little Owl also kept a watchful eye on Athenian trade and commerce from the reverse side of their coins.

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barnowlgurl23 Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Cool
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johngiannis27 Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2013  Student Interface Designer
thanks :)
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barnowlgurl23 Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Your welcome
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johngiannis27 Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2013  Student Interface Designer
:)
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barnowlgurl23 Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:la:
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johngiannis27 Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2013  Student Interface Designer
:)
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AGlovery Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2013
Nice.I like it a lot :) It''really cute! ;)
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johngiannis27 Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2013  Student Interface Designer
thanks so much!! :)
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Stroody Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Cool !
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johngiannis27 Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2013  Student Interface Designer
thanks :D
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