HODIE (Roman Calendar): ante diem quintum decimum Kalendas Ianuarias.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Ajax and Cassandra; you can also see the legends for the current week listed together here.
TODAY'S MOTTOES and PROVERBS:
3-WORD MOTTOES: Today's 3-word motto is Certa bonum certamen (English: Fight the good fight).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word proverb is Amor tollit timorem (English: Love removes fear).
RHYMING PROVERBS: Today's proverb with rhyme is: Saepe etiam stultus fuit opportuna locutus (English: Often even the fool has said something to the point).
VULGATE VERSES: Today's verse is Non in pane solo vivet homo (Matt. 4:4). For a translation, check out the polyglot Bible, in English, Hebrew, Latin and Greek, at the Sacred Texts Archive online.
ELIZABETHAN PROVERBS: Here is today's proverb commentary, this time by Taverner: Iustitia in se virtutem complectitur omnem: Justice compriseth in it al vertue. He that is a perfect righteous or iust man, without question lacketh no vertue.
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Mortis Metus. Click here for a full-sized view.
And here are today's proverbial LOLcats:
Vive in diem.
Live for the day.
Volens et valens
Willing and able.
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Accipiter Columbam Insequens, a story of bird karma (this fable has a vocabulary list).
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Nux Secundum Viam Sata, a story of environmental ingratitude.
TODAY'S LATIN HOLIDAY SONGS
The Latin holiday songs for today are: Heu! quid jaces stabulo, a 15th-century hymn, and also Heri nocte prima, a Latin version of the Polish carol, "A wczoraj z wieczora." You can find more at the Gaudium Mundo blog.