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Molon Labe Men's Jersey Short Sleeve Tee

Molon Labe Men's Jersey Short Sleeve Tee

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"Molon labe" is a classical Greek phrase that translates to "come and take them" in English. It is historically significant due to its association with defiance and resistance against overwhelming odds, particularly in the context of the Battle of Thermopylae in 480 BC during the Greco-Persian Wars.

During the Battle of Thermopylae, King Leonidas I of Sparta and his 300 Spartan warriors, along with a few thousand Greek allies, faced the massive invading Persian army led by King Xerxes I. When the Persians demanded that the Greeks surrender their weapons, King Leonidas famously responded with "Molon labe," indicating that they would not give up their arms without a fight. Despite being vastly outnumbered, the Greeks fought valiantly, holding off the Persian advance for several days before ultimately being defeated.

In modern times, "molon labe" has been adopted as a motto by various military units, gun rights advocates, and individuals who espouse principles of defiance against tyranny and oppression. It symbolizes the spirit of resistance and the willingness to stand firm in the face of adversity. The phrase is often used in contexts related to Second Amendment rights in the United States, with gun owners expressing their determination to defend their right to bear arms.

Product Details:

  • Made with 100%  combed and ring-spun cotton, a lightweight fabric (4.2 oz/yd² (142 g/m²)) that is easy to layer, and breathable. Perfect for active and leisure wear.
  • The retail fit is perfect for casual and semi-formal settings. The crew neckline adds a classic, neat style that's perfect for accessorizing.
  • Bella+Canvas manufactures all its products in the US and internationally in a humane, no-sweat-shop, sustainable way and is part of the Fair Labor Association and Platinum WRAP certified.
  • The tear-away label minimizes skin irritations.
  • Fabric blends: Ash and Heather Prism colors - 99% Airlume combed and ring-spun cotton, 1% polyester; Heather colors - 52% cotton, 48% polyester; Athletic Heather and Black Heather - 90% cotton, 10% polyester.
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