HODIE (Roman Calendar): Nonae Maiae, the Nones of May.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Milo of Croton; you can also see the legends for the current week listed together here.
TODAY'S MOTTOES and PROVERBS:
TINY MOTTOES: Today's tiny motto is: Virtute tutus (English: Protected by virtue).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word verb-less proverb is Difficile perspicere futura (English: It is difficult to discern the future)
AUDIO PROVERBS: Today's audio Latin proverb is Amicus omnibus, amicus nemini (English: A friend to all, a friend to none). To read a brief essay about this proverb and to listen to the audio, visit the Latin Via Proverbs blog.
PUBLILIUS SYRUS: Today's proverb from Publilius Syrus is: Quicquid plus quam necesse est, possideas, premit (English: Whatever you possess beyond what is necessary is a burden).
ERASMUS' ANIMALS: Today's animal proverb from Erasmus is Echino asperior (English: More prickly than a hedgehog; from Adagia 2.4.81).
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Disce Ut Doceas. Click here for a full-sized view; the poem has a vocabulary list and an English translation, too.
And here are today's proverbial LOLcats:
TODAY'S FABLES AND SONGS:
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Asinus Leonis Pelle Indutus, the famous story of the donkey in the lion's skin.
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Mus, Feles, et Gallus, a story of the lesson learned by a young mouse (this fable has a vocabulary list).
GreekLOLz - and Latin and English, too. Below is one of my GreekLOLz; for the individual Greek, Latin and English versions of the graphic, see the blog post: Ἀετὸν κάνθαρος μαιεύεται. Aquilae scarabaeus obstetricatur. The beetle is playing midwife to the eagle. (It's an allusion to the famous Aesop's fable about the rabbit, the eagle, and the beetle.)