HODIE: ante diem quintum Nonas Octobres.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Hercules and Antaeus; 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: Amo pacem (English: I love peace).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word verb-less proverb is Tempus optimus iudex (English: Time is the best judge)
AUDIO PROVERBS: Today's audio Latin proverb is Asinus asinum fricat (English: One donkey scratches another). 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: In nullum avarus bonus est, in se pessimus (English: A miser treats no man well, and himself worst of all).
ERASMUS' ANIMALS: Today's animal proverb from Erasmus is Parturiunt montes, nascetur ridiculus mus (English: The mountains give birth; a ridiculous mouse will be born; from Adagia 1.9.14 - a story famously found in Aesop).
BREVISSIMA: The distich for today is Quod Natura Rogat: Qui non curaret plus quam natura rogaret, / Dives hic esset, quia res sibi nulla deesset.
And here is today's proverbial lolcat:
AESOP IN ENGLISH VERSE: Today's fable from the English verse widget is The Gnat and the Ox, in which a self-important gnat is rebuked.
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Pavo et Grus, a story in which the crane gets the better of a boastful peacock.
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Minerva et Olea, the story of the gods choosing their favorite trees (this fable has a vocabulary list).