HODIE (Roman Calendar): ante diem tertium decimum Kalendas Augustas.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Deianira and the Cloak; 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: Iuncti valemus (English: Joined together, we are strong).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word verb-less proverb is Ipsa scientia potestas (English: Knowledge itself is power)
AUDIO PROVERBS: Today's audio Latin proverb is Nihil annis velocius (English: Nothing goes faster than the years). 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: Bonum est fugienda aspicere in alieno malo (English: It is a good thing to see what things should be avoided in another person's troubles).
ERASMUS' ANIMALS: Today's animal proverb from Erasmus is Athos celat latera Lemniae bovis (English: Mount Athos hides the flanks of the great bull of Lemnos; from Adagia 3.2.90 - This refers to a fabled bronze statue of a bull on the island of Lemnos; even though it was enormous, it could be covered up by a shadow cast by Mount Athos, a full forty miles away; the proverb thus emphasizes how ranks of greatness are all relative).
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Qui Placere Laborat. Click here for a full-sized view.
And here are today's proverbial LOLcats:
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Corvus et Mercurius, the story of a perfidious crow (this fable has a vocabulary list).
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Alauda, Pulli, et Agri Dominus, the famous story of the mother lark and her chicks.
GreekLOLz - and Latin and English, too. Below is one of my GreekLOLz; for the individual Greek, Latin and English versions of the graphic, see the blog post: Ἐλέφας μῦν οὐ δάκνει. Elephas murem non mordet. An elephant doesn't bite a mouse.