HODIE (Roman Calendar): ante diem duodevicesimum Kalendas Septembres.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Hylas and the Nymphs; 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: Caelestia sequor (English: I follow celestial things).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word verb-less proverb is Deus fabricator omnium (English: God is the maker of all things)
AUDIO PROVERBS: Today's audio Latin proverb is Non scholae sed vitae discimus (English: We learn, not for school, but for life). 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: Satis est beatus, qui potest, cum vult, mori (English: A man is lucky enough if he can die when he wants).
ERASMUS' ANIMALS: Today's animal proverb from Erasmus is Annosa vulpes haud capitur laqueo (English: The old fox is not caught in the snare; from Adagia 1.10.17).
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Pompeius Magnus, Cato Maior, Fabius Maximus. Click here for a full-sized view; the poem has a vocabulary list and an English translation, too.
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Porcellus et Testamentum, a funny little story about a pig and his inheritance (this fable has a vocabulary list).
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Fures et Coquus , the story of a cook and two thieving boys.
Greek Bible Art - and Latin and English, too. Below is one of my Greek Bible Art graphics; for the individual Greek, Latin and English versions of the graphic, see the blog post: ἀράτω τὸν σταυρὸν αὐτοῦ καθ᾽ ἡμέραν. Tollat crucem suam quotidie. Let him take up his cross daily.
Myth and Folklore Books. I'm accumulating some book recommendations for the classes I teach and wanted to share them here. Today's book is Stories From Livy by Alfred Church; you can see the table of contents here. This is a free Amazon Kindle eBook, and you don't need a Kindle to read it - you can read Kindle books on any computer or mobile device, or you can use the Amazon Cloud Reader in your browser.