Memento Mori Tattoo Designs For Men

60 Memento Mori Tattoo Designs For Men – Manly Ink Ideas

Few uses of symbolism are as old as memento mori, nor are there many others so richly rooted in so many cultures and traditions. A memento, or “reminder” of death, the memento mori has been used for thousands of years as a reflection on the virtues of introspection and humility.

That meaning goes back as far as ancient Rome, when an ordinary man would follow behind a triumphant general on his victory parade, whispering to him that he was only a mortal man after all.

Its use was resurrected as an art form during Europe’s medieval period, where it played a part in art and literature, and was a popular element among knights in showcasing their virtues of liege loyalty and humility.

Today, the memento mori is a popular theme in tattoos for men, but it retains much of its well-established meaning. Though it might make use of such symbols as a shroud, a skull, or a grim reaper, it is not a morbid or macabre symbol. Instead, it serves as a reminder of our shared destiny: we are all mortal men, fated to die, and should be concerned with the betterment of ourselves and the improvement of our character while we yet live.

 

3d Text Memento Mori Mens Inner Forearm Tattoo

Ambigram Collar Bone Male Memento Mori Tattoos

Ambigram Memento Mori Mens Outer Forearm Tattoo Design Inspiration

Ambigram Memento Mori Mens Rib Cage Side Tattoos

Ambigram Memento Mori Mens Tattoo On Inner Forearm

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Back Of Leg Memento Mori Male Tattoos

Carved Bone With Memento Mori Words Mens Arm Tattoo

Carved Memento Mori With Skull And Skeleton Hands Guys Thigh Tattoo

Cool Memento Mori Script Tattoo Design For Guys On Forearms

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Cursive Memento Mori Male Upper Chest Tattoo Design

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Finger Memento Mori Tattoo On Male

Forearm Tattoo Of Memento Mori With Black Crow And Hourglass For Guys

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Male With Tattoo Of Memento Mori Skull And Books On Forearm

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Memento Mori Remember You Must Die Mens Thigh Tattoos

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Shaded Memento Mori Skull Male Upper Arm Tattoo

Shoulder Memento Mori Skull Traditional Mens Tattoos

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Skull With Memento Mori Male Back Tattoo Ideas

Small Simple Guys Memento Mori Tricep Tattoo

Trash Polka Memento Mori Male Leg Tattoo Designs

Trash Polka Mens Memento Mori Half Sleeve Tattoo

Unique Font Memento Mori Male Outer Forearm Tattoo

Unique Memento Mori Guys Words Back Tattoo

Wrist Memento Mori Mens Tatoos

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