Representing an age in history between the 5th to the 15th century a medieval tattoo is represented by three traditional divisions of art. Early, High and Late Middle Ages, and choosing a tattoo from anyone of these genres is classified as a medieval tattoo.
The most popular artwork comes from the High period of the middle ages which began after 1000 AD where the population of Europe began to flourish providing a spark of technological and imaginative genus in artistry. The Late middle ages were surrounded by war, plague, black death, and famine which in it's own right provided some beautiful artwork out of pain and despair. Make sure to research your Medieval tattoo to a time period that fits your personality.
With a Medieval tattoo you can make your canvas a sophisticated piece of history representing a beautiful period of art, music, and architecture unlike the world has ever seen.