HODIE (Roman Calendar): ante diem sextum Kalendas Februarias.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Arion; 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: Fructu noscitur (English: By its fruit it is known).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word verb-less proverb is Scientia sol mentis (English: Knowledge is the sun of the mind).
AUDIO PROVERBS: Today's audio Latin proverb is Dubium sapientiae initium (English: Doubt is the beginning of wisdom). 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: Nemo timendo ad summum pervenit locum (English: No one ever reached the top by being afraid).
ERASMUS' ANIMALS: Today's animal proverb from Erasmus is Tacitus pasci si posset corvus, haberet plus dapis (English: If the crow could feed quietly, he's had more to eat; from Adagia 4.1.94).
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Sapientia Mentis. Click here for a full-sized view.
And here are today's proverbial LOLcats:
Deo favente, florebo.
With God's favor, I will flourish.
O quam cito transit gloria mundi!
Oh how swiftly passes the glory of the world!
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Asinus et Agaso, the story of a stubborn donkey.
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Camelus et Iuppiter, a be-careful-what-you-ask-for story (this fable has a vocabulary list).
GreekLOLz - and Latin and English, too. Below is one of my GreekLOLz; for the individual Greek, Latin and English versions of the graphic, see the blog post: Αὐτοὶ χελώνας ἐσθίετε. Ipsi testudines edite. Eat the turtles yourselves.