Beware the Ides of March!
This recommendation was given to Julius Caesar in William Shakespeare’s telling of the Roman emperor’s life. Within the play, and in actual life, Caesar did not hearken to the smart phrases and ended up getting ventilated by 23 totally different daggers. Evidently, it wasn’t an expertise he walked away from.
However what the hell is the “Ides of March” anyway? Merely put, the Romans used to mark their months with indicators of what place the moon was in. The Ides referred to the primary new moon of the month and it tended to happen between the 13-15 of March. Nowadays we acknowledge the Ides of March as March fifteenth. So here is a tattoo of, within the phrases of Invoice and Ted, “that salad dressing dude.”
Sadly, whereas there are a ton of Julius Caesar tattoos on the market, all of them just about look the identical. Regardless of there being tons of various creative depictions of essentially the most well-known Roman emperor it seems as if tattooers have based mostly each single Caesar tattoo off of the identical precise reference. It is boring.
However you already know what’s not boring? Daggers. Pointy, harmful, deadly daggers. So let’s spend a while tattoos of these!
Is a dagger a knife? A giant knife? Slightly sword? In accordance with Wikipedia, the end-all-be-all of settling arguments, a dagger has to have a pointy level and two sharpened sides. I suppose all of it comes all the way down to semantics, however the one factor we will not argue about is how badass they appear. And the very best factor a few dagger tattoo? You are not going to by chance lower your self with one. Though I suppose a downside is that you simply will not be capable of stab a tyrannical chief and save the Roman Republic with a tattoo… you are going to want an actual dagger for that.
Additionally, Inked Journal doesn’t condone assassinations, so let’s simply take a look at some superior dagger tattoos as an alternative, sound good?