HODIE (Roman Calendar): Idus Ianuariae, the Ides of January.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows The Abduction of Helen; 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: Virtute doloque (English: By strength and by stealth).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word verb-less proverb is Terra devoratrix omnium (English: Earth is the devourer of all things)
AUDIO PROVERBS: Today's audio Latin proverb is Meum mihi, suum cuique carum (English: To me mine is dear, and to each person his own is dear). 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: Nec mortem effugere quisquam nec amorem potest (English: You can escape neither love nor death).
ERASMUS' ANIMALS: Today's animal proverb from Erasmus is Ex ipso bove lora sumere (English: To get the reins from the ox himself; from Adagia 1.2.77 - the oxen are their own worst enemy, supplying the leather that makes the reins).
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Quod Paravit Virtus, Retinebis. Click here for a full-sized view; the poem has a vocabulary list and an English translation, too.
And here is today's proverbial lolcat:
TODAY'S FABLES AND SONGS:
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Avarus et Poma Marcescentia, a wonderful story about a miserly father and a generous son (this fable has a vocabulary list).
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Vipera et Auceps, the story about the hunter hunted.