this is one of the other titans, this is Atlas. he was ordered by Zeus to hold up the eastern sky for all eternity for his part in the war against the gods. this concept is from god of war 2.(Wen,C. 2010)
by French artist, Xoil. I highly debated something similar for my Ayn Rand tattoo.
Atlas(my first tattoo) by Darwin Enriquez Last Rites Tattoo NYC
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Greek titan Atlas holding the Universe
"The Iapetus Ocean was therefore named for the titan Iapetus, who in Greek mythology was the father of Atlas, after whom the Atlantic Ocean was named." http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iapetus_Ocean
Atlas Holding the Heavens done by Ericksen Linn at Star Tattoo, Albuquerque by trivod119
Atlas of greek mythology is the god who holds up the sky<<<<Titan
In Greek mythology the Titan Atlas was responsible for bearing the weight of the heavens on his shoulders, a burden given to him as punishment by Zues.