HODIE: ante diem sextum Idus Augustas.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Orpheus and the Animals; 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: Spe expecto (English: In hope I wait).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word verb-less proverb is Dux vivendi natura (English: Nature is the guide of how to live)
AUDIO PROVERBS: Today's audio Latin proverb is Sub pallio sordido sapientia (English: Beneath a filthy cloak, wisdom). 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: Fortuna vitrea est: tum, cum splendet, frangitur (English: Fortune is like glass: when it glitters, it shatters).
ERASMUS' ANIMALS: Today's animal proverb from Erasmus is Indus elephantus haud curat culicem (English: The Indian elephant doesn't worry about a gnat; from Adagia 1.10.66 - in other words, don't sweat the small stuff).
BREVISSIMA: The distich for today is Amicitia: Cur similis similem sibi quaerit, amicus amicum? / Uno nemo potest in pede stare diu.
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Pavo Deplumatus, the sad story of the peacock who gave away all his feathers (this fable has a vocabulary list).
AESOP IN ENGLISH VERSE: Today's fable from the English verse widget is The Bulls and the Lion, a story about the strategy of "divide and conquer."
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Mors et Senex, the story of the warnings that death is giving us all.