HODIE (Roman Calendar): ante diem septimum Kalendas Ianuarias.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Polyxena at the Well; 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: Vincula temno (English: I scorn bondage).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word verb-less proverb is Conscientia mille testes (English: Conscience is a thousand witnesses)
AUDIO PROVERBS: Today's audio Latin proverb is Collecta dirige, electa age (an English version of the military OODA: observe - orient - decide - act). 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: Poena ad malum serpens, iam cum properat, venit (English: Punishment comes creeping up on the evil man, even when he's running away).
ERASMUS' ANIMALS: Today's animal proverb from Erasmus is Simia in purpura (English: A monkey in royal robes; from Adagia 1.7.10 ... needless to say, a monkey in royal robes is still a monkey!).
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Lucem Diei in Lecto Videns. Click here for a full-sized view.
And here are today's proverbial LOLcats:
Unus amicorum animus.
Friends have a single soul.
Ars gratia artis.
Art for art's sake.
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Apes et Pastor, a story about how honey has its stings (this fable has a vocabulary list).
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Corvus Aquilam Imitans, a story about a crow who thinks he's an eagle.
Latin Holiday Songs. Today's song is Rex Wenceslaus, the story of King Wenceslas in Latin; you can find the Latin lyrics at the blog post.