Gun Nut Ink

Steve Johnson
by Steve Johnson

Gun blogger Top of the Chain got himself inked for his birthday.

I think it looks awesome!

For those of you not familiar to the phrase “ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ”, it means “Come and take them!”. The Spartans were said to have said it in reply to the Persian order to surrender their weapons.

Happy Birthday buddy, I hope you have a good one.

Steve Johnson
Steve Johnson

I founded TFB in 2007 and over 10 years worked tirelessly, with the help of my team, to build it up into the largest gun blog online. I retired as Editor in Chief in 2017. During my decade at TFB I was fortunate to work with the most amazing talented writers and genuinely good people!

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  • Prodromos Prodromos on Oct 06, 2009

    (folow up coment)
    the Italians and the Germans in world war II
    the comunists in Ucraine at 1917-8 etc

    When our foes have greater forces than us and they ask us to surrender , it is a tradition to respond this way . This phrase is a symbol of sucrifice . (and many times we did win)

    I think you have something simmilar
    Death before surrender .

  • Prodromos Prodromos on Oct 06, 2009

    Actualy it is a common frase in greek defensive war tradition .
    Exactly the same or diferent frases with the same meaning .
    We used it many times through our history against the persians , the arabs , the romans , the turks
    (put this one first)