HODIE (Roman Calendar): ante diem sextum Idus Iulias.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows The Death of Lucretia; 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: nterdum requiescendum (English: We need to rest once in a while).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word verb-less proverb is Sapientia auro melior (English: Wisdom is better than gold).
AUDIO PROVERBS: Today's audio Latin proverb is Quo altior gradus, tanto profundior casus (English: The higher the step, the deeper the fall). 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: Qui sibimet vivit, aliis est emortuus (English: He who lives just for himself is dead to others).
ERASMUS' ANIMALS: Today's animal proverb from Erasmus is Carpathius leporem (English: The Carpathian and the rabbit; from Adagia 2.1.81 - There were originally no rabbits on the island of Scarpanto, and when someone imported them, they overran the island and ate the crops).
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Consilium Utile. Click here for a full-sized view.
And here are today's proverbial LOLcats:
Respice post te.
Look behind you.
Bene vixit qui bene latuit.
He has lived well who has kept well hidden.
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Bos Laborans et Vitula, a story about the dangers of a lazy life.
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Cornix et Urna, the story of a wise and patient crow (this fable has a vocabulary list).
Latin Fables Read by Justin Slocum Bailey. Here is today's audio fable: Leo in Stabulum Ingressus, with links to the audio and to the blog post.