HODIE (Roman Calendar): ante diem decimum Kalendas Novembres.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows The Danaids, and there are more images here.
TODAY'S MOTTOES and PROVERBS:
TINY PROVERBS: Today's tiny proverb is: Grata brevitas (English: Brevity is welcome).
PUBLILIUS SYRUS: Today's proverb from Publilius Syrus is: Sero in periclis est consilium quaerere (English: It is too late to seek advice in the midst of dangers).
PROPER NAME PROVERBS: Today's proper name proverb from Erasmus is Atlas caelum (English: Atlas holds up the sky; from Adagia 1.1.67). Here is a Greek-Latin gif:
ELIZABETHAN PROVERBS: Here is today's proverb commentary, this time by Taverner: Nemo mortalium omnibus horis sapit: No man in the world is wise at al houres. It is only belonging to God and properly due unto him never to commit follie. There is, I say, no man, but otherwiles doteth, but is deceived, but plaieth the foole, though he seme never so wise. Whan I say man, I except not the woman.
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Ad Torquatulum. Click here for a full-sized view.
And here are today's proverbial LOLcats... and for another "Fiat Lux," see the LOLBaby below:
Let there be light!
I strive to go higher.
Latin LOLBaby: Enzo is really looking grown up! Learn more at the blog.