HODIE (Roman Calendar): ante diem quintum decimum Kalendas Octobres.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Diana and Endymion; 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: Meliora speranda (English: Better things can be hoped for).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word verb-less proverb is Tempus rerum imperator (English: Time is the ruler of things).
AUDIO PROVERBS: Today's audio Latin proverb is Excelsior! (English: Higher!). 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: Incertus animus dimidium est sapientiae (English: A mind that doubts is halfway to wisdom).
ERASMUS' ANIMALS: Today's animal proverb from Erasmus is Multi qui boves stimulent, pauci aratores (English: Many are those who drive the oxen, but few are the real ploughmen; from Adagia 1.7.9).
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is In Mendacem. Click here for a full-sized view.
And here are today's proverbial LOLcats:
Volo, non valeo.
I want, but I am not able.
A deo rex, a rege lex.
From God, the king; from the king, the law.
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Mus, Catus, et Gallus, a story about how appearances can be deceiving.
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Oves Timidae et Pastor, in which a shepherd tries to inspire some bravery in his sheep (this fable has a vocabulary list).
Amy Burvall's History for Music Lovers. Here is today's delightful video from Amy: Cleopatra, which you can watch at YouTube also.