HODIE: ante diem octavum Kalendas Decembres.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Diogenes and Alexander; 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: Cicatrix manet (English: The scar remains).
3-WORD MOTTOES: Today's 3-word verb-less motto is Non solum armis (English: Not by arms alone).
ANIMAL PROVERBS: Today's animal proverb is Dum fugans canis mingit, fugiens lepus evadit (English: When the dog in pursuit stops to pee, the fleeing rabbit gets away).
POLYDORUS: Today's proverb from Polydorus is: Timens Charybdim, incidi in Scyllam (English: Fearing Charybdis, I fell into Scylla).
PROPER NAME PROVERBS: Today's proper name proverb from Erasmus is Cretensis Cretensem (English: It takes one Cretan to best another - the verb is actually missing and has to be specifically supplied from context, the key factor being that Cretans were stereotypically liars and cheats in the ancient world; from Adagia 1.2.26).
GREEK PROVERBS: Today's proverb is Θεός τε τοῖς ἀργοῦσιν οὐ παρίσταται (English: God does not come to the side of the lazy).
BREVISSIMA: The distich for today is Qui Amat, Uritur: Nescio quid sit amor: nec amo, nec amor, nec amavi, / Sed scio, si quis amat, uritur igne gravi.
And here is today's proverbial lolcat:
AESOP IN ENGLISH VERSE: Today's fable from the English verse widget is The Fox and the Hedgehog, in which the fox refuses the hedgehog's offer of help.
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Monachus, a story about a wolf who would be a monk (this fable has a vocabulary list).
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Crocodilus et Canis, the famous fable of the dog and the Nile crocodile.