HODIE: ante diem decimum Kalendas Decembres.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Cadmus and the Dragon; 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: Veritas vincet (English: The truth will be victorious).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word verb-less proverb is Virtus sibimet merces (English: Excellence is its own reward)
AUDIO PROVERBS: Today's audio Latin proverb is Ex granis acervus (English: From grains, a heap). 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: Ubi libertas cecidit, audet libere nemo loqui (English: When freedom has fallen, no one dares to speak freely).
ERASMUS' ANIMALS: Today's animal proverb from Erasmus is Cauda tenes anguillam (English: You're trying to hold an eel by the tail - which is to say you don't really have hold of it at all; from Adagia 1.4.94).
BREVISSIMA: The distich for today is Fert Omnia Secum: O felix, secum sua quicumque omnia portat, / Fortunae vivens liber ab arbitrio.
And here is today's proverbial lolcat:
AESOP IN ENGLISH VERSE: Today's fable from the English verse widget is The Four Bulls and the Lion, a story of divide and conquer.
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Formica Alata, the story of a foolish ant who wanted to fly (this fable has a vocabulary list).
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Leo Senex et Vulpes, the story of a fox who knows better than to enter the lion's den.