HODIE (Roman Calendar): Idus Ianuariae, the Ides of January ... and Kate Gladstone wrote to remind me that tomorrow, January 14, is the Feast of the Donkeys, Festum Asinorum.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Achilles and Hector's Corpse; you can also see the legends for the current week listed together here.
TINY MOTTOES: Today's tiny motto is: Sine timore (English: Without fear).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word verb-less proverb is Terra devoratrix omnium (English: Earth is the devourer of all things).
AUDIO PROVERBS: Today's audio Latin proverb is Meum mihi, suum cuique carum (English: To me mine is dear, and to each person his own is dear). 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: Amici vitia si feras, facias tua (English: If you put up with your friend's faults, you make them your own).
ERASMUS' ANIMALS: Today's animal proverb from Erasmus is Nunquam efficies, ut recte ingrediantur cancri (English: There's no way you'll be able to make crabs walk straight; from Adagia 3.7.38).
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Vesperis Vota. Click here for a full-sized view.
And here are today's proverbial LOLcats:
Fronti nulla fides.
Don't trust appearances.
Bene legere saecla vincere.
To read well is to conquer the centuries.
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Rusticus et Coluber, a story of how no good deed goes unpunished (this fable has a vocabulary list).
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Vipera et Auceps, another story about a snake, but this time it's a hunter who discovers the law of karma.
Growth Mindset Memes. For more about this growth cat, see this blog post. Audendum est: age.