HODIE: ante diem quartum Idus Novembres.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Heracles and the Centaur Nessus; 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: Maiora sequor (English: I follow greater things).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word verb-less proverb is In varietate voluptas (English: There is a pleasure in variety)
AUDIO PROVERBS: Today's audio Latin proverb is Non mare transisset, pavidus si nauta fuisset (English: The sailor would not have crossed the sea, if he had been afraid). 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: Solet hora, quod multi anni abstulerunt, reddere (English: Often a single hour restores when many years had taken away).
ERASMUS' ANIMALS: Today's animal proverb from Erasmus is Capra nondum peperit, haedus autem ludit in tectis (English: The goat hasn't given birth yet, but the kid is already playing on the rooftops - a bit like counting your chickens before they have hatched, but with a baby goat instead; from Adagia 2.6.10).
BREVISSIMA: The distich for today is Res In Se Recurrentes: Rebus in humanis adeo in se cuncta recurrunt, / Finis ut unius sit caput alterius. This is an emblematic distich, so it has an illustration:
And here is today's proverbial lolcat:
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Mulier Puerpera et Lectus, one of Phaedrus' joking fables (this fable has a vocabulary list).
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Canis Villaticus, a story about a dog who is ready to take a stand and fight back and the lesson he provides for some human soldiers.
AESOP IN ENGLISH VERSE: Today's fable from the English verse widget is The Crab and his Mother, a famous story of "do as I say, not as I do." You can read a Latin version of the story here.