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May 30

Meaning of ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

You’ve seen it on those crazy pro-gun sites and pro-gun shirts… So, what in the world is the meaning of ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ? The Greek phrase ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ (Molōn labe!), meaning “Come and take them” is a classical expression of defiance reportedly spoken by King Leonidas I in response to the Persian army’s demand that the …

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Jan 12

Molon Labe – Come and Take Them

ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ The Greek phrase Molōn labe!, meaning “Come and take them” 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. In America, both the original Greek phrase and its English translation are often …

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