HODIE (Roman Calendar): ante diem quartum decimum Kalendas Ianuarias.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows The Seven Against Thebes; 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: Irrideo tempestatem (English: I scoff at the storm).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word verb-less proverb is Nihil diu occultum (English: Nothing remains long hidden.)
AUDIO PROVERBS: Today's audio Latin proverb is Noli irritare leones (English: Do not provoke the lions!). 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: Paucorum improbitas est multorum calamitas (English: The wickedness of a few is a disaster for many).
ERASMUS' ANIMALS: Today's animal proverb from Erasmus is Mortuo leoni et lepores insultant (English: Even rabbits insult the dead lion; from Adagia 4.7.82).
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Orbis. Click here for a full-sized view.
And here are today's proverbial LOLcats:
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Accipiter Columbam Insequens, the "golden rule" applied to a predatory bird (this fable has a vocabulary list).
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Mulus et Equus, a story of how pride goes before a fall.
GAUDIUM MUNDO: Here is something new at the holiday blog! A reader of the blog shared with me a plain chant (Gregorian) version of Rudolphus Erat Reno, with a Soundcloud recording too!