HODIE (Roman Calendar): Idus Maiae, the Ides of May!
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Odysseus and Eurycleia; 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: Omnia praetereunt (English: All things pass away).
3-WORD MOTTOES: Today's 3-word verb-less motto is Labore et scientia (English: With hard work and knowledge).
ANIMAL PROVERBS: Today's animal proverb is Noli irritare crabrones (English: Don't stir up the hornets).
POLYDORUS: Today's proverb from Polydorus is: Sufficit sua diei malitia (English: Sufficient unto the day are its own troubles).
PROPER NAME PROVERBS: Today's proper name proverb from Erasmus is Fuimus Troes (English: We were the Trojans - a sad use of the past tense indeed; from Adagia 1.9.50).
GREEK PROVERBS: Today's proverb is Κοινὰ τὰ τῶν φίλων (English: Friends' things are in common).
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Tace Tu Primus . Click here for a full-sized view; the poem has a vocabulary list and an English translation, too.
And here are today's proverbial LOLcats:
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Tubicen Captus, the story of a trumpeter in a time of war (this fable has a vocabulary list).
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Vulpecula et Tintinnabulum, the story of a fox deceived by a drum.