HODIE (Roman Calendar): ante diem quartum Nonas Ianuarias. And of course January itself gets its name from the Roman god Janus:
TODAY'S MOTTOES and PROVERBS:
TINY MOTTOES: Today's tiny motto is: Depressus extollor (English: Pushed down, I rise up).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word verb-less proverb is Gravissimum imperium consuetudinis (English: The rule of habit is most tyrannical)
AUDIO PROVERBS: Today's audio Latin proverb is Tempus est optimus iudex (English: Time is the best judge). 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: Malefacere qui vult, numquam non causam invenit (English: Someone who wants to do wrong never fails to find a reason).
ERASMUS' ANIMALS: Today's animal proverb from Erasmus is Auribus lupum teneo (English: I'm holding the wolf by the ears; from Adagia 1.5.25 - it's dangerous to hang on, and it's just as dangerous to let go!).
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Deum Nihil Latet. 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 Gallus et Fures, a story about a rooster who was not loved by robbers.
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Canis in Praesepe et Bos, the famous story of the dog in the manger (this fable has a vocabulary list).
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: ἰδοὺ μάγοι ἀπὸ ἀνατολῶν παρεγένοντο. Ecce magi ab oriente venerunt. Behold, there came wise men from the east.