HODIE (Roman Calendar): Kalendae Decembres, the Kalends of December.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Atlas; 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: Virtute cresco (English: Through virtue I grow).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word verb-less proverb is Rixa rixae causa (English: One quarrel is the cause of another).
AUDIO PROVERBS: Today's audio Latin proverb is Dum pastores odia exercent, lupus intrat ovile (English: While the shepherds quarrel, the wolf enters the sheepfold). 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: Avaro acerba poena natura est sua (English: For the miser, his own nature is a bitter punishment).
ERASMUS' ANIMALS: Today's animal proverb from Erasmus is Canes timidi vehementius latrant (English: Dogs that are scared bark more loudly; from Adagia 3.7.100).
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Veri Amoris Nullus est Finis. Click here for a full-sized view.
And here are today's proverbial LOLcats:
Absente domino, res male geritur.
When the boss is gone, the business goes badly.
Optimum medicamentum quies.
Rest is the best medicine.
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Canes et Agricola Penuria Laborans, the story of a farm in time of famine.
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Ranae et Sol, a fable about climate change (this fable has a vocabulary list).
Latin Holiday Songs. Today's song is Rudolphus; you can find the Latin lyrics at the blog post. There are quite a few versions there now... including a plain-chant version with audio!