HODIE (Roman Calendar): pridie Nonas Februarias.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows The Choice of Heracles; 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 Grata sume manu (English: Take things with a grateful hand).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word proverb is Cedant arma legibus (English: Let weapons yield to the laws ... an apt saying for the current national debate!).
RHYMING PROVERBS: Today's proverb with rhyme is: Omnia Mors tollit, quam nulla potentia mollit (English: Death, which no power can mollify, takes away everything).
VULGATE VERSES: Today's verse is Dignus est operarius mercede sua (Luke 10:7). 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 Taverner: Ne quaere mollia, ne tibi contingant dura: Seke not softe thinges lest hard thinges happen unto the. It is commonly sene, that they which unmeasurablie seke pleasures, do fall, ere they be ware, into bitter and harde grevaunces.
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is De Bono et Malo. 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 Platanus et Viatores, the story of a tree who doesn't get any respect (this fable has a vocabulary list).
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Venator Meticulosus, the story of a hunter who is not ready to face the lion after all.
GreekLOLz - and Latin and English, too. Below is one of my GreekLOLz; for the Latin and English versions of the graphic, see the blog post: Ἀγεωμέτρητος μηδεὶς εἰσίτω. Geometriae ignarus nullus ingrediatur. Let no one enter who is ignorant of geometry.