HODIE (Roman Calendar): ante diem tertium Kalendas Septembres.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Theseus and the Minotaur; you can also see the legends for the current week listed together here.
TODAY'S MOTTOES and PROVERBS:
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word verb-less proverb is Dulcis somnus operanti (English: Sweet is sleep for the one who labors).
TINY MOTTOES: Today's tiny motto is Amico Hercule (English: With Hercules as my friend).
AUDIO PROVERBS: Today's audio Latin proverb is one of the labors of Hercules! Maluisses cloacas Augeae purgare (English: You would have preferred to clean the sewers of Augeas). 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: Minus saepe pecces, si scias, quid nescias (English: You would make fewer mistakes if you knew what you don't know).
ERASMUS' ANIMALS: Today's animal proverb from Erasmus is Furemque fur cognoscit, et lupum lupus (English: Thief knows thief, wolf knows wolf; from Adagia 2.3.63).
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Nil Ultra Vires. Click here for a full-sized view.
And here are today's proverbial LOLcats:
Audi, vide, tace, si vis vivere in pace.
Listen, look and be silent if you wish to live in peace.
Ne fronti crede.
Don't trust appearances.
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Leo, Vacca, Capra, et Ovis, the famous story of the lion's share (this fable has a vocabulary list).
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Lupus Ovis Pelle Indutus, a fable about a wolf in sheep's clothing.
Words from Mythology. For more about the Trojan hero Hector and the English verb "to hector," see this blog post.