HODIE (Roman Calendar): ante diem quartum Idus Ianuarias.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows The Return of Persephone, and there are more images here.
TODAY'S MOTTOES and PROVERBS:
TINY MOTTOES: Today's tiny motto is: Venit hora (English: The hour is coming).
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 Discipulus est prioris posterior dies (English: The following day is the student of the previous day). To read a brief essay about this proverb and to listen to the audio, visit the Latin Via Proverbs blog.
ERASMUS' ANIMALS: Today's animal proverb from Erasmus is Equi dentes inspicere donati (English: To look a gift horse in the mouth; from Adagia 4.5.24 ... and of course it's not nice to check to see how old the horse is, kind of like looking for a price tag!).
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Tempus Volubile. Click here for a full-sized view.
And here are today's proverbial LOLcats:
I hope for higher things.
Unus flos non facit ver.
One flower does not make a spring.
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Fortuna et Puer , a story about luck and personal responsibility (this fable has a vocabulary list).
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Mors et Pauper, a story about the will to live.
Alchemical Latin Reader. Below you will find an alchemical emblem, and for detailed information about the Latin, see this blog post: Portavit eum ventus in ventre suo.
These items from Atalanta fugiens have beautiful fugues that go with them too! Here is the one that goes with today's emblem: