HODIE (Roman Calendar): ante diem duodevicesimum Kalendas Februarias.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Diogenes and his Cup, and there are more images here.
TODAY'S MOTTOES and PROVERBS:
TINY MOTTOES: Today's tiny motto is: Sine timore (English: Without fear).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word verb-less proverb is Dolor voluptatis comes (English: Pain is the companion of pleasure)
AUDIO PROVERBS: Today's audio Latin proverb is Nemo est supra leges (English: No one is above the laws... another proverb for our times and our "princeps"). 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 Aquila non captat muscas (English: An eagle doesn't catch flies; from Adagia 3.2.65).
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Initium Est Necessarium. Click here for a full-sized view.
And here are today's proverbial LOLcats:
Leonina societas periculorum plena.
The lion's company is full of dangers.
Parietes habent aures.
The walls have ears.
MILLE FABULAE: The English translation for today from the Mille Fabulae et Una book is Leo Rex et Simius, a story that goes perfectly with the proverb above about how dangerous it is to keep company with a lion.
PHAEDRI FABULAE: The illustrated fable from Phaedrus for today is Mustela et homo, a story about self-interest: Latin text and Smart's translation.
STEINHOWEL: The illustrated fable from Steinhowel for today is de duobus muribus , the famous fable of the city mouse and the country mouse: Latin text and English versions.