HODIE (Roman Calendar): ante diem tertium Idus Februarias.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Bucephalus and Alexander; 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 Misceo iocis seria (English: I mix serious matters with joking ones).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word proverb is Doce ut discas (English: Teach so that you can learn).
RHYMING PROVERBS: Today's proverb with rhyme is: O adolescentes, ad caelum mittite mentes! (English: O youths, direct your thoughts to heaven!).
VULGATE VERSES: Today's verse is Dominus dedit; Dominus abstulit (Job 1:21). 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: Nemini fidas, nisi cum quo prius modium salis absumpseris: Trust no man, onles thou hast first eaten a bushel of salt with him. Without fayle it is harde at this day to mete with one, whom thou may trust in all thinges.
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Felix et Miser. Click here for a full-sized view.
And here are today's proverbial LOLcats:
Qui pauca legit, pauca scit.
He who reads little knows little.
Audentes forsque deusque iuvat.
Both luck and God favor those who are bold.
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Pisces e Sartagine Exsilientes, an "out of the frying pan, into the fire" fable (this fable has a vocabulary list).
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Aesopus et Arcus , a riddle-fable about relaxing.
Latin Fables Read by Justin Slocum Bailey. Here is today's audio fable: Vulpes Sine Cauda, with links to the audio and to the blog post.