HODIE (Roman Calendar): ante diem septimum Idus Decembres.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Heracles and the Mares of Diomedes, and there are more images here.
TODAY'S MOTTOES and PROVERBS:
3-WORD MOTTOES: Today's 3-word motto is Sapiens non eget (English: The wise man does not lack anything).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word proverb is Omnes terra sumus (English: We are all earth).
RHYMING PROVERBS: Today's proverb with rhyme is: Non est tam fortis, qui rumpat vincula mortis (English: There is no man strong enough to break the bonds of death).
VULGATE VERSES: Today's verse is Stultus omnes stultos aestimat (Ecc. 10:3). For a translation, check out the polyglot Bible, in English, Hebrew, Latin and Greek, at the Sacred Texts Archive online.
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Pulchra Vestis. Click here for a full-sized view.
And here are today's proverbial LOLcats:
Sero in periculis est consilium quaerere.
When danger's arrived, it's late to be making a plan.
Libri muti magistri sunt.
Books are silent teachers.
MILLE FABULAE: The English translation for today from the Mille Fabulae et Una book is Leo et Iaculator, a story in which the lion gets a warning about danger from a distance.
PHAEDRI FABULAE: The illustrated fable from Phaedrus for today is Asinus et leo venantes, a story about a boastful ass and a lion who knows better: Latin text and Smart's translation.
STEINHOWEL: The illustrated fable from Steinhowel for today is de homine et serpente, a story about how no good deed goes unpunished: Latin text and English versions.
GAUDIUM MUNDO: The Latin holiday song for today is Angelus ad Virginem.