HODIE: Nonae Septembres, the Nones of September.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Venus and Anchises; you can also see the legends for the current week listed together here.
TODAY'S MOTTOES and PROVERBS:
TINY PROVERBS: Today's tiny proverb is: Interiora vide (English: Look within).
3-WORD MOTTOES: Today's 3-word verb-less motto is Sub pondere sursum (English: Bearing my load, rising upward).
ANIMAL PROVERBS: Today's animal proverb is Sunt asini multi solum bino pede fulti (English: There are many donkeys, except that they stand on two legs).
POLYDORUS: Today's proverb from Polydorus is: Inter os et offam multum interest (English: Much can happen between the morsel and the mouth).
PROPER NAME PROVERBS: Today's proper name proverb from Erasmus is Cannacae more plorare (English: To weep like Cannacas; from Adagia 2.8.19 - Cannacas was a legendary king of Phyrgia who anticipated that a great flood would destroy his country and people, so he went to the temple and wept, begging the gods to avert the flood).
GREEK PROVERBS: Today's proverb is Ἐλέφας μῦν οὐ δάκνει (English: An elephant doesn't bite a mouse... in other words: don't sweat the small stuff).
BREVISSIMA: The distich for today is Nomen Magnum: Non umquam magnum te dicam nomen habere, / Ni vere magno nomine digna geras.
And here is today's proverbial lolcat:
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Vulpes in Puteum Delapsa et Lupus, a funny little story about a fox who is in desperate need of the wolf's assistance (this fable has a vocabulary list).
AESOP IN ENGLISH VERSE: Today's fable from the English verse widget is The Trumpeter Taken Prisoner, a story that can apply to any war, ancient or modern.
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Luscinia et Accipiter, the famous story of the hungry hawk and the sweet-tongued nightingale.