HODIE (Roman Calendar): Idus Decembres, the Ides of December.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows The Death of Niobe's Children, and there are more images here.
TODAY'S MOTTOES and PROVERBS:
TINY MOTTOES: Today's tiny motto is: Facio iusta (English: I do what is just).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word verb-less proverb is Sua cuique hora (English: To each his own time)
AUDIO PROVERBS: Today's audio Latin proverb is Canes timidi vehementius latrant quam mordent (English: Timid dogs bark more fiercely than they bite). 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: Stultum facit fortuna, quem vult perdere (English: Whom Fortune wants to ruin, she makes a fool).
ERASMUS' ANIMALS: Today's animal proverb from Erasmus is Non missura cutem, nisi plena cruoris hirudo (English: The leech won't let go of your skin until it's full of blood; from Adagia 2.4.84).
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is a riddle, Quid Sum? Click here for a full-sized view.
And here are today's proverbial LOLcats:
Concordia res crescunt.
Things grow where hearts agree.
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Mus in Cista Natus, the story of a mouse who broadens its horizons (this fable has a vocabulary list).
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Monedula Liberata, a fable of unintended consequences.
Gaudium Mundo. Today's holiday song is Quem Pastores Laudavere, also known as Quempas.