New MOLON LABE shirt. Front and back print on our popular Desert Dusk. Moln labe! ( ; approximate Classical Greek pronunciation [moln labÃ©], Modern Greek [molon lave]), meaning Come and take them! ...The defiant response MOLON LABE of King Leonidas I of Sparta to Xerxes I of Persia, when asked to surrender when outmanned at the onset of the Battle of Thermopylae (480 BC). The Spartans (though defeated) inflicted heavy losses on the Persians such that their brethren Greek Warriors could later defeat the Persian Army.