HODIE (Roman Calendar): ante diem septimum Kalendas Iulias.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Jason and the Golden Fleece; 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: Festinare nocet (English: To hurry does harm).
3-WORD MOTTOES: Today's 3-word verb-less motto is In dubiis constans (English: In moments of doubt, steadfast).
ANIMAL PROVERBS: Today's animal proverb is Mus debacchatur ubi cattus non dominatur (English: The mouse parties when the cat is not in charge).
POLYDORUS: Today's proverb from Polydorus is: Nolite solliciti esse in crastinum (English: Don't worry about tomorrow).
PROPER NAME PROVERBS: Today's proper name proverb from Erasmus is Tithoni senecta (English: The old age of Tithonus — you can read about Tithonus at Wikipedia; from Adagia 1.6.65).
GREEK PROVERBS: Today's proverb is Ἁ δὴ χεὶρ την χεῖρα νίζει (English: One hand washes another).
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Iniuria Repetit Auctorem. Click here for a full-sized view.
And here are today's proverbial LOLcats:
Ex luna scientia.
From the moon, knowledge.
Ipsa scientia potestas est.
Knowledge itself is power.
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Simia et Piscatores, a story of "monkey-see, monkey-do."
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Mors et Senex, a "memento mori" type of fable (this fable has a vocabulary list).
Words from Mythology. For more about "calliope" the musical instrument and Calliope the goddess, see this blog post.