HODIE (Roman Calendar): pridie Nonas Maias, the day before the Nones of May.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Hypermnestra; 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: Auxilio divino (English: With divine assistance).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word verb-less proverb is Sic semper tyrannis (English: Thus always to tyrants).
AUDIO PROVERBS: Today's audio Latin proverb is Si tacuisses, philosophus mansisses (English: If you had remained silent, you would have remained a philosopher). 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: Necessitas dat legem, non ipsa accipit (English: Necessity imposes the law; she does not obey it).
ERASMUS' ANIMALS: Today's animal proverb from Erasmus is E squilla non nascitur rosa (English: A rose is not born from a shrimp; from Adagia 2.3.93).
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Boni et Mali. Click here for a full-sized view.
And here are today's proverbial LOLcats:
Amicitia semper prodest.
Friendship is always useful.
Multum legendum, non multa.
You should read much, not many.
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Simiae Saltantes, a story about how monkeys will always be monkeys.
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Alauda, Pulli, et Agri Dominus, a fable about how timing is everything (this fable has a vocabulary list).
Latin Fables Read by Justin Slocum Bailey. Here is today's audio fable: Leo et Equus, with links to the audio and to the blog post.