HODIE (Roman Calendar): ante diem quartum decimum Kalendas Septembres.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Solon and Croesus, and there are more images here.
TODAY'S MOTTOES and PROVERBS:
TINY MOTTOES: Today's tiny motto is: Quaerere verum (English: To seek the truth).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word verb-less proverb is Vestigia nulla retrorsum (English: No steps leading back out, an allusion to the Aesop's fable of the lion in his cave.)
AUDIO PROVERBS: Today's audio Latin proverb is Non scholae sed vitae discimus (English: We learn, not for school, but for life). 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 Annosa vulpes haud capitur laqueo (English: The old fox is not caught in the snare; from Adagia 1.10.17).
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Quae Nocent, Docent. Click here for a full-sized view.
And here are today's proverbial LOLcats:
Rideo, ergo sum.
I laugh, therefore I am.
PHAEDRI FABULAE: The illustrated fable from Phaedrus for today is Lupus ad canem, one of my all-time favorite fables: Latin text and Smart's translation.
STEINHOWEL: The illustrated fable from Steinhowel for today is De Vulpe et Ciconia, a story about the trickster tricked: Latin text and English versions.