HODIE: ante diem nonum Kalendas Iunias.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Andromache and Hector; you can also see the legends for the current week listed together here.
TODAY'S MOTTOES and PROVERBS:
TINY MOTTOES: Today's tiny motto is: Conanti dabitur (English: To the one who strives, it will be given).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word verb-less proverb is Suum cuique pulchrum (English: To each his own is beautiful)
AUDIO PROVERBS: Today's audio Latin proverb is Repetitio mater memoriae (English: Repetition is the mother of memory). 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: Avarus ipse miseriae causa est suae (English: The miser is himself the cause of his own misery).
ERASMUS' ANIMALS: Today's animal proverb from Erasmus is Habet et musca splenem (English: Even the fly has its spleen; from Adagia 3.5.7 - in other words, even a little guy can get angry!).
TODAY'S FABLES and STORIES:
ANECDOTE OF THE DAY: Today's anecdote is Ova Aurea, the famous story of the chicken that laid the golden eggs.
FABULAE FACILES WIDGET: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Taurus et Culex, the story of a self-important gnat (this fable has a vocabulary list).
MILLE FABULAE: The "chunk" of Mille Fabulae et Una today is Fable 871, Demades Orator et Fabella, through Fable 880, Philosophus Atheniensis, including Apelles et Alexander Rex, a story about Apelles' painting of a horse.
AESOP IN ENGLISH VERSE: Today's fable from the English verse widget is The Man and The Snake, a fable about how no good deed goes unpunished.
MILLE FABULAE WIDGET: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Cervus Oculo Captus, the sad story of a one-eyed deer: Cervus, altero oculo captus, iuxta mare pasci consueverat ita ut integrum oculum in terram haberet versum; nihil enim periculi videbatur e mari impendere. Cum autem forte navis praeterveheretur, qui in illa erant, directa in cervum sagitta, incautum confixere. Ille ictus, “Me miserum,” inquit, “quantopere deceptus fui, qui a terra metui, undis fretus, e quibus mihi mors immittitur.”