HODIE: Nonae Iuniae, the Nones of June.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Daedalus and Icarus; 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: Audax ero (English: I will be bold).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word verb-less proverb is Post amara dulcia (English: Sweet things come after bitter).
AUDIO PROVERBS: Today's audio Latin proverb is Sine labore non erit panis in ore (English: Without work there will be no bread in your mouth). 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: Bene vixit is, qui potuit, cum voluit, mori (English: A man has lived well if he was able to die when he wanted).
ERASMUS' ANIMALS: Today's animal proverb from Erasmus is Canis in praesepi (English: The dog in the manger; from Adagia 1.10.13 - the saying alludes to the famous Aesop's fable).
TODAY'S FABLES and STORIES:
ANECDOTE OF THE DAY: Today's anecdote is Capitolium in Manu Gallorum, a story which includes the death of the Roman senator Papirius.
FABULAE FACILES WIDGET: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Canes et Corium, the story of some greedy dogs (this fable has a vocabulary list).
MILLE FABULAE: The "chunk" of Mille Fabulae et Una today is Fable 931, Pater, Filius, et Agrorum Cultura, through Fable 940, Uxor et Vir Ebrius, including Pater, Filius, et Leo, a story about a painted lion.
MILLE FABULAE WIDGET: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Boves et Plaustrum, a great little story about who does the complaining and who does the work: Boves plaustrum trahebant, cuius axis cum strideret, conversi dixere, “Heus tu, nobis onus omne ferentibus, quid quereris?” Ita quoque nonnulli, dum alii insudant operi, ipsi laborare fingunt.