HODIE: Kalendae Decembres, the calends of December!
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Nisus and Euryalus; 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: Scito teipsum (English: Know yourself).
3-WORD MOTTOES: Today's 3-word verb-less motto is Virtute et sapientia (English: With excellence and wisdom).
ANIMAL PROVERBS: Today's animal proverb is Ubi mel, ibi apes (English: Where there's honey, there are bees).
POLYDORUS: Today's proverb from Polydorus is: Talis hominum oratio, qualis vita (English: Such as a man's speech might be, so it his life).
PROPER NAME PROVERBS: Today's proper name proverb from Erasmus is Alterum pedem in cymba Charontis habet (English: He's got one foot in the skiff of Charon - in other words, he's half-dead already; from Adagia 2.1.52).
GREEK PROVERBS: Today's proverb is Ἰχθὺς ἐκ τὰς κεφαλῆς ὄζειν ἄρχεται (English: The fish starts to stink from the head down ... a saying about fish - and about human organizations!).
BREVISSIMA: The distich for today is Facies Veneris: Quid facies, facies Veneris cum veneris ante? / Ne sedeas, sed eas, ne pereas per eas.
And here is today's proverbial lolcat:
TODAY'S FABLES AND SONGS:
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Ranae et Sol, the story of the frogs and the marriage of the sun (this fable has a vocabulary list).
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Canes et Agricola Penuria, a story about animals in desperate times.
LATIN HOLIDAY SONGS: The Latin holiday songs for today are: Rudolphus, a Latin version of "Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer," along with Puer Natus in Bethlehem and and also Laetissimam famam, a Latin version of the Polish carol, "Wesołą nowinę."