HODIE (Roman Calendar): ante diem duodecimum Kalendas Septembres.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows The Flight of Aeneas; 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: Fiat iustitia (English: Let there be justice).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word verb-less proverb is Bellum dulce inexpertis (English: War is sweet to those who have not experienced it)
AUDIO PROVERBS: Today's audio Latin proverb is Edentulus vescentium dentibus invidet (English: The poor toothless person envies the teeth of the diners). 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: Fortuna, nimium quem fovet, stultum facit (English: Fortune makes the person whom she favors too much into a fool).
ERASMUS' ANIMALS: Today's animal proverb from Erasmus is Cyprio bovi merenda (English: A meal fit for a Cyprian bull - which is to say, not very appetizing at all as the bulls of Cyprus supposedly fed on dung; from Adagia 1.10.96).
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Hora Fugax. 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:
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Delphinus et Pisciculus, the tragic tale of a little fish and a cruel dolphin.
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Iuppiter et Serpens, the story of a snake who wanted to offer Zeus a present on the occasion of his marriage (this fable has a vocabulary list).
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: ἡ κεφαλὴ οὐκ ἔστιν ἐπ᾽ αὐτῷ. Caput eius non est in illo. His head was taken from him.
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 The Blue Fairy Book by Andrew Lang; 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.