HODIE (Roman Calendar): pridie Idus Maias, the day before the Ides of May.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Odysseus and Eurycleia; you can also see the legends for the current week listed together here.
TODAY'S MOTTOES and PROVERBS:
TINY PROVERBS: Today's tiny proverb is: Omnia praetereunt (English: All things pass away).
3-WORD MOTTOES: Today's 3-word verb-less motto is Veritate et iustitia (English: With truth and justice).
ANIMAL PROVERBS: Today's animal proverb is Vacca, quae multum boat, parum lactis habet (English: A cow who moos a lot has little milk).
POLYDORUS: Today's proverb from Polydorus is: Arcta est via, quae ducit ad vitam (English: Narrow is the way which leads to life).
PROPER NAME PROVERBS: Today's proper name proverb from Erasmus is Fuimus Troes (English: We were the Trojans; from Adagia 1.9.50 - a tragic perfect tense, since the Trojans are, present tense, no more; the words are those of Aeneas in Vergil's Aeneid 2).
GREEK PROVERBS: Today's proverb is Μὴ παιδὶ μάχαιραν (English: Do not give a sword to a child - with the verb "give" implied by the context).
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Amicitia. Click here for a full-sized view.
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Galerita Laqueo Capta, in which a crested lark laments her lost freedom (this fable has a vocabulary list).
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Vulpecula et Tintinnabulum, the story of a fox fooled by the sound of a drum.
Words from Mythology. For more about PANIC and the god PAN, see this blog post.