HODIE: Nonae Decembres, the Nones of December.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Actaeon and Diana; 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: Illumino (English: I enlighten).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word verb-less proverb is Omnia providentia dei (English: All things happen by the providence of God)
AUDIO PROVERBS: Today's audio Latin proverb is Plures necat crapula quam gladius (English: The hangover kills more than the sword). 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: Quod vix contingit, plus voluptatis parit (English: When something is achieved with difficulty, it brings more pleasure).
ERASMUS' ANIMALS: Today's animal proverb from Erasmus is Octipedem excitas (English: You're rousing the eight-legged one - which is to say: you're rousing the scopion, very dangerous; from Adagia 1.1.63).
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Tempus. Click here for a full-sized view.
And here is today's proverbial lolcat:
TODAY'S FABLES AND SONGS:
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Canes et Corium, a story about some greedy dogs (this fable has a vocabulary list).
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Medicus et Mortuus, a story about a doctor with 20-20 hindsight.
LATIN HOLIDAY SONGS: The Latin holiday songs for today are: Angelus ad Virginem along with Verbum supernum prodiens.