HODIE (Roman Calendar): ante diem sextum Nonas Maias.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Antigone, and there are more images here.
TODAY'S MOTTOES and PROVERBS:
3-WORD MOTTOES: Today's 3-word verb-less motto is Post spinas palma (English: After thorns, the palm of victory).
ANIMAL PROVERBS: Today's animal proverb is Echinus partum procrastinat (English: The hedgehog delays giving birth ... but that's a bad idea, because the babies get more and more prickly as time goes by).
POLYDORUS: Today's proverb from Polydorus is: Non nobis solum nati sumus (English: We are not born for ourselves alone).
GREEK PROVERBS: Today's proverb is Τοῖς σεαυτοῦ πτεροῖς ἥλως (English: You are captured by your own feathers... like the eagle in Aesop's fable).
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Intentus in Unum. Click here for a full-sized view.
And here are today's proverbial LOLcats:
Ubi amici, ibi sunt opes.
Where friends are, there is wealth.
Nemo nascitur sapiens, sed fit.
No one is born wise, but he becomes wise.
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Leo et Tauri Duo , a story of "divide and conquer" (this fable has a vocabulary list).
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Equus et Asinus, Pugnantes, a story about "how the ighty are fallen."
Growth Mindset Memes. For more about this growth cat, see this blog post. Perge audacter! Proceed boldly!