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Translation Assistance => Modern Greek->English Translation Forum => Idioms/Expressions/Slang (El-En) => Topic started by: kolo on 09 Feb, 2005, 14:35:56

Title: μολών λαβέ → come and take them
Post by: kolo on 09 Feb, 2005, 14:35:56
Mwlwn lave → Μολών λαβέ, ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

I would like an ancient Greek translation for "Come and take them", the translation I have is MWLWN LABE.  Well for what ever reason my computer is not recognizing Greek fonts right now so W= omega L= Lamda.
thanks,
Kolo.
Title: μολών λαβέ → come and take them
Post by: wings on 09 Feb, 2005, 14:42:21
Ηi there.

It is "Μολών Λαβέ" ["ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ" in the upper case].

Spelling is mi-omikron-lamda-omega-ni lamda-alpha-beta-epsilon.

....In ancient Greece, the Spartan General Leonidas was charged with guarding a mountain pass with just 300 men to delay the invading million man Persian army. When the Persian leader Xerxes offered to spare his men if they gave up their arms, Leonidas replied "Molon Lave", or "Come and get them."...
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