HODIE (Roman Calendar): ante diem tertium Idus Novembres.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Pygmalion and the Statue; 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 Aequo pede propera (English: Hurry at an even pace).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word proverb is Omnia tempus habent (English: All things have their time).
RHYMING PROVERBS: Today's proverb with rhyme is: Dum canis os rodit, socium, quem diligit, odit (English: While the dog is gnawing a bone, he hates the companion whom he had loved).
VULGATE VERSES: Today's verse is Laetare, iuvenis, in adulescentia tua (Ecc. 11:9). 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: Sapiens sua bona secum fert: The wise man carieth about with him his goodes. By this is signified, that those onely be indeed and truely ours, which be within, as learning and vertue.
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Amicus ut Non Alius, Inimicus ut Non Idem. Click here for a full-sized view.
And here are today's proverbial LOLcats:
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Cancer et Vulpes, the sad story of an overly ambitious crab.
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Cervus et Amici Eius, a story about friends who are as bad as enemies (this fable has a vocabulary list).
GreekLOLz - and Latin and English, too. Below is one of my GreekLOLz; for the individual Greek, Latin and English versions of the graphic, see the blog post: Ἀγροίκου μὴ καταφρόνει ῥήτορος. Agrestem ne contemnas oratorem. Do not scorn a backwoods speaker.
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 Italian Popular Tales by Thomas F. Crane; 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.