HODIE: ante diem tertium Nonas Septembres.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Death of Cleopatra; 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: Ex industria (English: The result of hard work - a good motto for Labor Day).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word verb-less proverb is Sapientia gubernator navis (English: Wisdom is the pilot of the ship)
AUDIO PROVERBS: Today's audio Latin proverb is Patria mea totus mundus est (English: My fatherland is the whole world). 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: Frenos imponit linguae conscientia (English: Conscience puts a bridle on the tongue).
ERASMUS' ANIMALS: Today's animal proverb from Erasmus is Vulpes non iterum capitur laqueo (English: The fox is not caught in the snare a second time; from Adagia 2.5.22).
BREVISSIMA: The distich for today is Grata et Ingrata: Quae tibi sunt ingrata, aliis ne feceris umquam: / Fac aliis contra, quae tibi grata forent.
AESOP IN ENGLISH VERSE: Today's fable from the English verse widget is The Peacock and the Crane, a story about beauty bested by high-minded talent.
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Hercules et Rusticus, a wonderful story about how god - Hercules, in this case - helps them that help themselves (this fable has a vocabulary list).
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Leo Senex, Gemens, the story of the savage lion, grown old.