Phoenix is a bird that was widely known in Greek mythology. This mythical creature was thought to be capable of being reborn. Some myths state the phoenix bird could live as long as 1400 years before even facing the need to be resurrected. This bird represents many things which include time, the sun, life in Paradise and even Christ to some people. A phoenix tattoo is symbolic of rebirth and being resurrected, as well. This tattoo design is one of the most popular when it comes to being born again. A phoenix tattoo can make a beautiful one because this is how this bird is portrayed throughout all of the myths.