HODIE: ante diem quintum Kalendas Octobres.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Penelope and Eurycleia; 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: Deus providebit (English: God will provide).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word verb-less proverb is Fortuna levis dea (English: Luck is a fickle goddess)
AUDIO PROVERBS: Today's audio Latin proverb is Ex luna scientia (English: From the moon, knowledge). 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: Nisi per te sapias, frustra sapientem audias (English: Unless you can wise up, it's a waste of time for you to listen to a wise man).
ERASMUS' ANIMALS: Today's animal proverb from Erasmus is Litem moves de asini prospectu (English: You're making a lawsuit out of the peeping of a donkey; from Adagia 1.3.64 - the full story is told in an Aesop's fable).
BREVISSIMA: The distich for today is Aurum Omnia Vincit: Quae neque vi poteris neque duro vincere ferro, / Aurum adhibe: cedent protinus illa tibi.
And here is today's proverbial lolcat:
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Mercurius, Homo, et Formicae, one of my all-time favorite fables (this fable has a vocabulary list).
AESOP IN ENGLISH VERSE: Today's fable from the English verse widget is The Eagle and the Serpent, the story of an eagle who got more than he bargained for when he grabbed a snake.
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Formicae et Cicada, the famous story of the ant and the fun-loving grasshopper.