The Phoenix in English, is a mythical bird of Greek mythology, which was consumed by fire every 500 years, but then resurfaced from its own ashes.
When it was time for him to die, he made a nest of spices and aromatic herbs, laid a single egg, which was brooding for three days, and on the third day it burned. The Phoenix was completely burned and, when reduced to ashes, the same Phoenix bird, always unique and eternal, resurfaced from the egg. The Phoenix is very strong, to the point of loading even elephants.
According to the myth, it possessed several gifts, such as the virtue that his tears were healing. The Phoenix also has the power to transform into a bird of fire, and is the size of an eagle. By his death differently, the Phoenix has become a symbol of strength, purification, immortality and physical and spiritual rebirth, being one of the great figures made in tattoos.
It is believed that the mythological bird appeared in the East, and was later adapted by the Greeks. According to some myths, he lived in a region that comprised the area of the Middle East and India, reaching Egypt, in North Africa. Very present in Arabic poetry. Even the Catholic Church has a relationship with the Phoenix, Christians believed that the bird was a symbol of the resurrection of Christ. It was said at the time that the ashes of the Phoenix were so powerful, that they could even resurrect the dead.