Molon Labe Spartan Morale Patch
The "Molon Labe" Spartan morale patch is a popular military-themed patch inspired by the historical phrase "Molon Labe," which translates to "come and take [them]" in ancient Greek. The phrase is attributed to King Leonidas I of Sparta, who defiantly responded with these words to the Persian King Xerxes' demand for the Spartans to surrender their weapons during the Battle of Thermopylae in 480 BC.
The morale patch features the phrase "Molon Labe" often accompanied by a Spartan helmet or other Spartan imagery. Morale patches are commonly worn by military personnel, law enforcement officers, and enthusiasts to show pride, solidarity, or to display their affiliations or beliefs. These patches are usually attached to uniforms, hats, backpacks, or other gear.
The "Molon Labe" phrase has become a popular slogan among Second Amendment supporters and firearms enthusiasts, symbolizing their determination to protect their rights and resist attempts to disarm them. The Spartan imagery adds a historical and warrior-like element to the patch, emphasizing strength, resilience, and defiance.
Material: Stitched Thread on Fabric with male velcro backing
Dimensions: 2.5" x 3.5"