HODIE (Roman Calendar): ante diem quintum Kalendas Septembres.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Cupid and Psyche Embracing; 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: Segnitiem fugito (English: Flee sloth).
3-WORD MOTTOES: Today's 3-word verb-less motto is Libertas optima rerum (English: Freedom is the best of things).
ANIMAL PROVERBS: Today's animal proverb is Est avi cuique nidus formosus ubique (English: To each bird, its own nest is always beautiful).
POLYDORUS: Today's proverb from Polydorus is: Ex abundantia cordis os loquitur (English: From the overflowing of the heart the mouth speaks).
PROPER NAME PROVERBS: Today's proper name proverb from Erasmus is Archytae crepitaculum (English: The rattle of Archytas; from Adagia 2.7.44 - Archytas invented a rattle for children, and it came to stand proverbially for any noisy thing that makes noise with no meaning).
GREEK PROVERBS: Today's proverb is Ἐλέφας μῦν οὐ δάκνει (English: An elephant does not bite a mouse).
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Famam Serva. 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 Lupus Ovis Pelle Indutus, a fable about the proverbial wolf in sheep's clothing.
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Ranae et Puer, a story about dangerous games (this fable has a vocabulary list).
Words from Mythology. For more about the god SATURNUS and the English word SATURNINE, see this blog post.