HODIE (Roman Calendar): ante diem sextum decimum Kalendas Ianuarias.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Heracles and the Centaur Nessus; you can also see the legends for the current week listed together here.
TODAY'S MOTTOES and PROVERBS:
3-WORD MOTTOES: Today's 3-word motto is Fac aut tace (English: Do, or be silent).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word proverb is Labor omnia superat (English: Hard work overcomes all things).
RHYMING PROVERBS: Today's proverb with rhyme is: Saepe etiam stultus fuit opportuna locutus (English: Often even the fool has said something to the point).
VULGATE VERSES: Today's verse is Non in pane solo vivet homo (Matt. 4:4). For a translation, check out the polyglot Bible, in English, Hebrew, Latin and Greek, at the Sacred Texts Archive online.
ELIZABETHAN PROVERBS: Here is today's proverb commentary, this time by Conybeare: Graculo cum fidibus nihil: The Jaye hath nought to doe with the harpe, spoken of them which lacking eloquence or good letters, do skorne them that have good learning.
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Dimidium Facti. Click here for a full-sized view.
And here are today's proverbial LOLcats:
Virtutis radix amor.
Love is the root of virtue.
Aequo animo esto.
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Equus Circensis Molae Iugatus, the sad story of an old race horse (this fable has a vocabulary list).
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Ursus et Amici Duo, a fable about a false friend.
Latin Holiday Songs. Today's song is Adeste Fideles; you can find the Latin lyrics at the blog post.