HODIE: ante diem undecimum Kalendas Februarias.
GOOGLE BOOKS: Today's Google Books are Melander's Iocorum atque seriorum centuriae and Tünger's Facetiae.
MYTHS & LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Arion; you can also see the legends for the current week listed together here.
TODAY'S DISTICHS & EMBLEMS:
OWEN'S DISTICHS: The two new Owen epigrams, with Harvey's English versions, are Non Occides, Non Furaberis, Furtum non facies iuristae scribitur haec lex. / Haec non occides pertinet ad medicum; and Fides, Astra oculus vicina, polum sed opinio cernit. / Sic oculo caelum cerno, fideque Deum. (These come with vocabulary lists.)
CAMERARIUS'S EMBLEMS: The two new emblems are Non Usitata Vehor, Regulus in aquilae auxilio defertur in auras: / Sic quisquis docti nititur ingenio; and Nihil Decentius, Provida magnanimae si adsit prudentia dextrae, / Dic mihi quae rerum pulchrior esse queat?. (These also have vocabulary lists.)
ROLLENHAGEN'S EMBLEMS: The two new emblems are Transeat, Perfer et obdura: tempestas transeat olim, / Fulgebit puro laetior axe dies.; and Mors Vitae Initium, Grana velut putrefacta novas meditantur aristas; / Sic vitae mors est haec quoque principium. (These come with vocabulary, too.)
TODAY'S MOTTOES & PROVERBS:
TINY MOTTOES: Today's tiny motto is: Non sibi (English: Not selfishly).
AUDIO PROVERBS: Today's audio Latin proverb is Fortuna gloriae carnifex (English: Fortune is the butcher of glory). To read a brief essay about this proverb and to listen to the audio, visit the Latin Via Proverbs blog.
PUBLILIUS SYRUS: Today's proverb from Publilius Syrus is: Stultum est vicinum velle ulcisci incendio (English: It's a foolish thing to punish your neighbor by setting his house on fire).
ERASMUS' ANIMALS: Today's animal proverb from Erasmus is Ars multa vulpi, ast una echino maxima (English: The fox has many a trick, but the hedgehog has just one big trick; from Adagia 1.5.18).
TODAY'S FABLES & STORIES:
ANECDOTE OF THE DAY: Today's anecdote is Memnon, the story of the death of Memnon in the Trojan War.
FABULAE FACILES WIDGET: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Simia et Catuli Eius, the story of what happened when the animals had a baby beauty contest (this one has a vocabulary list).
MILLE FABULAE: The "chunk" of Mille Fabulae et Una today is Fable 321, Capra et Canis, through Fable 330, Haedus Saltans et Lupus, including Hircus Equitans, a funny story about a goat who had a donkey for his master.
MILLE FABULAE WIDGET: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Satyrus et Viator, the story of the Satyr who rescued a traveler who was stuck in the snow.
AESOP IN ENGLISH VERSE: Today's fable from the English verse widget is Jupiter and the Cat, the story of the cat who was turned into a woman... but who still had a craving for mice.
Here is the phrase E pluribus unum in the Seal of the United States: