HODIE (Roman Calendar): ante diem duodecimum Kalendas Octobres.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Pandora; 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: Meliora speranda (English: Better things can be hoped for).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word verb-less proverb is Pecunia regina mundi (English: Money is the queen of the world)
AUDIO PROVERBS: Today's audio Latin proverb is Procul a Iove, procul a fulmine (English: Far from Jupiter, far from his thunderbolt). 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: Incertus animus dimidium est sapientiae (English: A mind that doubts is halfway to wisdom).
ERASMUS' ANIMALS: Today's animal proverb from Erasmus is Multi qui boves stimulent, pauci aratores (English: Many are those who drive the oxen, but few are the real ploughmen; from Adagia 1.7.9).
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Summa Voluptas. Click here for a full-sized view.
And here are today's proverbial LOLcats:
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Monachi et Abbates, a funny little medieval tale about some abbots and their hungry monks (this fable has a vocabulary list).
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Arbores et Homo, a story of trees who were their own worst enemy.
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: εἶδον βιβλίον κατεσφραγισμένον σφραγῖσιν ἑπτά. Vidi librum signatum sigillis septem. I saw a book sealed with seven seals.
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 Mighty Mikko - Finnish Tales by Parker Fillmore; 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.