HODIE (Roman Calendar): ante diem octavum Idus Octobres.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Odysseus and Circe, and there are more images here.
TODAY'S MOTTOES and PROVERBS:
TINY MOTTOES: Today's tiny motto is: Coniunctio firmat (English: Unity strengthens).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word verb-less proverb is Rana gyrina sapientior (English: The frog is wiser than the tadpole)
AUDIO PROVERBS: Today's audio Latin proverb is Stulti est compedes, licet aureas, amare (English: It is for a fool to love fetters, even though they be golden). 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 Mustelae crocoton (English: Like a wedding dress for a weasel; from Adagia 1.2.72... the weasel was a proverbial old maid, so she has no need for a wedding dress!).
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Orbis Minor. Click here for a full-sized view.
And here are today's proverbial LOLcats:
Longae regum manus.
Long are the hands of kings.
Amor metu vacat.
Love is free from fear.
PHAEDRI FABULAE: The illustrated fable from Phaedrus for today is Apes et fuci, a story about a discerning judge: Latin text and Smart's translation.
STEINHOWEL: The illustrated fable from Steinhowel for today is De formica et musca, in which the ant rebukes the boastful fly: Latin text and English versions.