HODIE (Roman Calendar): ante diem septimum Idus Decembres.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Dido and Aeneas Feasting; 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: Facio iusta (English: I do what is just).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word verb-less proverb is Optima sapientia probitas (English: Honesty is the best wisdom)
AUDIO PROVERBS: Today's audio Latin proverb is Durum ad nutum alterius ambulare (English: It is a hard thing to walk according to someone else's nod). 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: Ubi peccat aetas maior, male discit minor (English: When the older generation makes mistakes, the younger learns a bad lesson).
ERASMUS' ANIMALS: Today's animal proverb from Erasmus is Non missura cutem, nisi plena cruoris hirudo (English: The leech won't let go of your skin until it's full of blood; from Adagia 2.4.84).
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Virtus Immortalis. 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 Fur et Mater Eius, a sobering story about children and parents.
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Formica Transformata, a great story about the origin of the ant (this fable has a vocabulary list).
GAUDIUM MUNDO: The Latin holiday songs for today are: Adeste Fideles, a Latin version of "O Come, All Ye Faithful," and Angeli Canunt Praecones, a Latin version of "Hark! The Herald Angels Sing." Plus there is also the Latin song Quae stella sole pulchrior and Silentio noctis, a Latin version of the Polish carol, "Wśród nocnej ciszy."