For the next couple weeks, I'm really busy trying to get my courses retooled for the Fall semester, so the Bestiaria blog will be on the short side. I should be able to get back up to speed later in the month:
HODIE: ante diem duodevicesimum Kalendas Septembres. You can add a Roman calendar as a widget in your blog or webpage, or display it as a Google Calendar: here's how.
You can get access to all the proverb of the day scripts (also available as random proverb scripts) at the SchoolhouseWidgets.com website.
Audio Latin Proverb of the Day: Today's audio Latin proverb is In terra caecorum monoculus rex (English: In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king). To read a brief essay about this proverb and to listen to the audio, visit the Latin Via Proverbs blog.
Proverbium Perbreve of the Day: Today's two-word proverb is: Vincit labor (English: Work is victorious... let's hope that all my labor this weekend to get ready for classes on Monday will indeed be victorious!).
Proverbium Breve of the Day: Today's three-word proverb is: Paulatim sed firmiter (English: Little by little, but persistently - something like the English saying, "Slowly but surely.").
Vulgate Verse of the Day: Today's verse is Messis quidem multa, operarii autem pauci (Matt. 9:37). For a translation, check out the polyglot Bible, in English, Hebrew, Latin and Greek, at the Sacred Texts Archive online.
Latin Animal Proverb of the Day: Today's animal proverb is Una ove praeeunte, omnes sequuntur (English: When one sheep takes the lead, all the sheep follow... which is true of real sheep - and of metaphorical sheep people, too!).
Proper Name Proverb of the Day: Today's proper name proverb is Pegaso velocior (English: More swift than Pegasus... and since Pegasus is a flying horse, that would be very swift indeed!).
Greek Proverb of the Day: Today's proverb is Κακὰ κέρδεα ζημίαν ἀρετῆς φέρει (English: Evil profits inflict damage on virtue). If you look at the Greek Proverb of the Day widget, you'll see it comes with a Latin translation, too.
Fable of the Day: Today's fable of the day from Barlow is De Cane Mordaci, the story of a dog who confuses punishment with praise.
Ictibus Felicibus: Today's fable with macrons and accent marks is Simius Rex, a wonderful story about how the fox exposed the royal monkey's shortcomings. Here is an illustration for the story (image source), showing a royal monkey:
Aesop's Fables in Latin now available at Amazon.com.