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Molon Labe, the Code of Those Born Fighting

molon_labeFrom American Thinker, by Russ  Vaughn, 01/30/13 – If  you are a reader of comments here at American Thinker then you have probably  noticed an increasing use of the term molon labe. For those of you  unfamiliar with the term and too busy (or too lazy) to look it up, I’ve done it for you.

It is a Greek expression first attributed to King Leonidas of Sparta when the  Persian invader Xerxes I, prior to the  Battle of Thermopylae, demanded that the Spartans lay down their arms and  submit to him.

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