HODIE (Roman Calendar): ante diem sextum Idus Septembres.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Orpheus and Eurydice; 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: Perseveranti dabitur (English: To the one who perseveres, it will be given).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word verb-less proverb is Durum omnibus placere (English: It is hard to please everybody).
AUDIO PROVERBS: Today's audio Latin proverb is Tangor, non frangor, ab undis (English: I am touched but not broken by the waves). 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: Cuivis dolori remedium est patientia (English: Patience is a remedy for any kind of grief).
ERASMUS' ANIMALS: Today's animal proverb from Erasmus is Aquilam noctuae comparas (English: You're comparing an eagle to an owl; from Adagia 1.9.18 - a proverb about "apples and oranges" but from the world of birds).
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Fide Parum, Multum Vide. Click here for a full-sized view.
And here are today's proverbial LOLcats:
I love peace.
Qui bibit, dormit;
qui dormit, non peccat;
qui non peccat, sanctus est;
ergo qui bibit sanctus est.
He who drinks, sleeps; he who sleeps, does not sin; he who does not sin is a saint; therefore, he who drinks is a saint.
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Mare et Agricola, a story about the sea and the winds.
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Graculus et Avarus , a story about a miserly man and a greedy bird (this fable has a vocabulary list).
Latin Fables Read by Justin Slocum Bailey. Here is today's audio fable: Leo Epulum Faciens, with links to the audio and to the blog post.