HODIE (Roman Calendar): pridie Nonas Octobres, the day before the Nones of October.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Odysseus in the Court of Alcinous; 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: Tandem tranquillus (English: At last, tranquil).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word verb-less proverb is Tempus optimus iudex (English: Time is the best judge)
AUDIO PROVERBS: Today's audio Latin proverb is Ut flatus venti, sic transit gloria mundi (English: Like a puff of wind, so passes the glory of the world). 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: Necessitas quod poscit, nisi des, eripit (English: Unless you give Necessity what she demands, she will take it by force).
ERASMUS' ANIMALS: Today's animal proverb from Erasmus is Asinus esuriens fustem negligit (English: The hungry donkey ignores a beating; from Adagia 2.7.48).
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Spes Una. Click here for a full-sized view.
And here are today's proverbial LOLcats:
Nulla dies sine linea.
No day without (writing) a line.
Ipsa scientia potestas est.
Knowledge itself is power.
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Gallus et Ancillae, a funny fable of unintended consequences.
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Luna et Mater , the wonderful story of the moon's mother trying to sew her a dress (this fable has a vocabulary list).
Greek Bible Art - and Latin and English, too. Below is one of my Greek Bible Art graphics; for the individual Greek, Latin and English versions of the graphic, see the blog post: καὶ πάλιν κατακύψας ἔγραφεν εἰς τὴν γῆν. Et iterum se inclinans, scribebat in terra. And again he stooped down, and wrote on the ground.