HODIE (Roman Calendar): ante diem quintum decimum Kalendas Februarias.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Eriphyle; 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 Apes debemus imitari (English: We should imitate the bees).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word proverb is Omnia nimia nocent (English: All excesses are harmful).
RHYMING PROVERBS: Today's proverb with rhyme is: Hunc fidum dico, bene qui succurrit amico (English: If a man rightly comes to the aid of a friend, I deem that man faithful).
VULGATE VERSES: Today's verse is Beati qui lugent, quoniam ipsi consolabuntur (Matt. 5:5). 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: Camarinam movere: A proverbe spoken to one that hurteth hemself by that thing that he stirreth or goeth aboute, to have done; and it proceedeth of a fenne so called, which being dried up there happened a great pestilence, whereof the people adioynyng asked of Apollo whether they should make it drye for ever, who answered Ne moveas camarinam: as he should saye stere not mischief to thieself.
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Ratio Regina, Natura Mater. Click here for a full-sized view.
And here are today's proverbial LOLcats:
Inimici diligendi sunt, sed cavendi.
Love your enemies, but watch out.
Miserebor cuius misereor.
I will have mercy on whom I have mercy.
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Asinus et Grammaticus, a hilarious story about an education entrepreneur (this fable has a vocabulary list).
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Iuppiter et Olitoris Asinus, the story of a long-suffering donkey.
Latin Sundials. Below you will find an image of a sundial, and for detailed information about the Latin motto see this blog post: DUM SPECTAS FUGIO.