The phrase molon labe. Modern Greek pronunciation [moˈlon laˈve] means "Come and take them!" It is a classical expression of defiance reportedly spoken by King Leonidas I in response to the Persian army's demand that the Spartans surrender their weapons at the Battle of Thermopylae.

The phrase molon labe. Modern Greek pronunciation [moˈlon laˈve] means "Come and take them!" It is a classical expression of defiance reportedly spoken by King Leonidas I in response to the Persian army's demand that the Spartans surrender their weapons at the Battle of Thermopylae.

Molon Labe - Leonidas' famous phrase meaning 'come and get them' in response to the Persian demand for the Spartans to throw down their weapons.

Molon Labe - Leonidas' famous phrase meaning 'come and get them' in response to the Persian demand for the Spartans to throw down their weapons.

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Molon Labe! (mo-lone lah-veh) They mean, “Come and get them!” They live on today as the most notable quote in military history.  We have adopted this defiant utterance as a battle cry in our war against oppression because it says so clearly and simply towards those who would take our arms.

Molon Labe! (mo-lone lah-veh) They mean, “Come and get them!” They live on today as the most notable quote in military history. We have adopted this defiant utterance as a battle cry in our war against oppression because it says so clearly and simply towards those who would take our arms.

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Spartan Helmet w/ Molon Labe

Spartan Helmet w/ Molon Labe

The phrase molon labe (Ancient Greek μολὼν λαβέ molṑn labé; reconstructed Ancient Greek pronunciation [molɔːn labé]; Modern Greek pronunciation [moˈlon laˈve]) means "Come and take".  patriotdepot.com

The phrase molon labe (Ancient Greek μολὼν λαβέ molṑn labé; reconstructed Ancient Greek pronunciation [molɔːn labé]; Modern Greek pronunciation [moˈlon laˈve]) means "Come and take". patriotdepot.com

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