HODIE (Roman Calendar): ante diem sextum Kalendas Septembres.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Hylas and the Nymphs; 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 Dum vivo, spero (English: So long as I live, I hope).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word proverb is Nummus nummum parit (English: Money makes money).
RHYMING PROVERBS: Today's proverb with rhyme is: Quid iuvat adspectus, si non conceditur usus? (English: What is the good of looking at something if you're not allowed to use it?).
VULGATE VERSES: Today's verse is Moritur doctus, similiter et indoctus (Ecc. 2:16). 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: Taurum tollet, qui vitulum sustulerit: He that hath borne a calfe, that also beare a bull, he that accustomed him selfe to litle thinges, by litle and litle shal be able to goe awaye with greater thinges. One named Milo, was wont every day to beare a certaine way on his shoulders a calf. At length the calfe grew to a great oxe, his daily exercise made him still able to beare the oxe, when the oxe was now of an exceding great quantitie, ye see what maistries use worketh.
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Utere Parce. Click here for a full-sized view.
And here are today's proverbial LOLcats:
Amor tollit timorem.
Love removes fear.
Libros paucos legere utilius, quam multos habere.
It is more useful to read a few books than to have a great many of them.
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Ranae et Iuppiter, the story of the foolish frogs who wanted a king (this fable has a vocabulary list).
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Lupus et Persona Tragoedi, the story of the wolf who found a pretty face.
Amy Burvall's History for Music Lovers. Here is today's video: Julius Caesar, which you can watch at YouTube also.