HODIE (Roman Calendar): Idus Novembres, the Ides of November.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Penelope and the Suitors; 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: Incepta persequor (English: I pursue what I have begun).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word verb-less proverb is Omnium artifex sapientia (English: Wisdom is the maker of all things)
AUDIO PROVERBS: Today's audio Latin proverb is Suum cuique pulchrum est (English: To each person his own is beautiful). 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: Feras, non culpes, quod mutari non potest (English: You should endure, not blame, what cannot be changed).
ERASMUS' ANIMALS: Today's animal proverb from Erasmus is Capra nondum peperit, haedus autem ludit in tectis (English: The goat hasn't given birth yet, but the kid is already playing on the rooftops; from Adagia 2.6.10 - it's like counting your chickens before they're hatched, but with baby goats instead!).
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Amicus Inimicus. Click here for a full-sized view.
And here are today's proverbial LOLcats:
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Tubicen Captus, the story of a non-combatant in a time of war (this fable has a vocabulary list).
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Pavo et Iuno, the famous story of the peacock's complaint to Juno.
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: ἐγώ εἰμι ἰησοῦς ὃν σὺ διώκεις. Ego sum Jesus, quem tu persequeris. I am Jesus whom thou persecutest.
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 Arabian Nights 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.