Vobis felicem atque faustum annum novum exopto!
HODIE (Roman Calendar): ante diem tertium Kalendas Ianuarias.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Aeneas Meets Dido; 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 Ad finem spero (English: I hope until the end).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word proverb is Amor caecus est (English: Love is blind).
RHYMING PROVERBS: Today's proverb with rhyme is: Cum tumulum cernis, cur non mortalia spernis? (English: When you gaze on a tomb, why do you not reject mortal things?).
VULGATE VERSES: Today's verse is Dum tempus habemus, operemur bonum ad omnes (Gal. 6:10). 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: Longae Regum manus: Kinges have longe handes. They can bringe in men, they can plucke in thinges, though they be a great waye of.
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Damnatus Inique. 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 Equus Superbus et Asinus, a story of how pride goes before a fall.
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Vulpes Sine Cauda, the story of a vain - and fashionable - fox (this fable has a vocabulary list).
GAUDIUM MUNDO: The Latin holiday songs for today are: Tinnitus, Tinnitus, a Latin version of "Jingle Bells," Frigus vir nivis, a Latin version of "Frosty the Snowman," and Auld Lang Syne, a Latin version of the Robert Burns song, along with the traditional songs Christe Redemptor Omnium, In Dulci Iubilo, and In hoc anni circulo.