HODIE (Roman Calendar): ante diem quartum Kalendas Februarias.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Heracles and the Bull; you can also see the legends for the current week listed together here.
TODAY'S MOTTOES and PROVERBS:
3-WORD MOTTOES: Today's 3-word motto is Contentus vivo parvo (English: I live, content with just a little).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word proverb is Dicendo dicere discimus (English: We learn to speak by speaking).
RHYMING PROVERBS: Today's proverb with rhyme is: Pax, pax! clamatur; sed pax per bella paratur (English: Peace! Peace! people shout, but peace is obtained through wars).
VULGATE VERSES: Today's verse is Omnes vos fratres estis (Matt. 23:8). For a translation, check out the polyglot Bible, in English, Hebrew, Latin and Greek, at the Sacred Texts Archive online.
ELIZABETHAN PROVERBS: Here is today's proverb commentary, this time by Conybeare: Festina lente: Make slowe haste: Soft fier maketh sweete malte. It is good to be mery and wise. This is spoken when a man will signifie a thing to be doen, neither to hastily, nor to slowlye, but in a convenient temperaunce.
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Praemia Servorum. 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:
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Asinus et Agaso, the sad story of a stubborn donkey.
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Testudo et Iuppiter, the wonderful story of the turtle who was late for a wedding (this fable has a vocabulary list).