HODIE (Roman Calendar): ante diem sextum Idus Septembres.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Circe and Scylla; 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: Perseveranti dabitur (English: To the one who perseveres, it will be given).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word verb-less proverb is Durum omnibus placere (English: It is hard to please everybody)
AUDIO PROVERBS: Today's audio Latin proverb is Tangor, non frangor, ab undis (English: I am touched but not broken by the waves). 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: Cuivis dolori remedium est patientia (English: Patience is a remedy for any kind of grief).
ERASMUS' ANIMALS: Today's animal proverb from Erasmus is Hydrus in dolio (English: There's a snake in the jar; from Adagia 3.10.98 - The story goes that a man was puzzled by the way the wine level in a sealed jar kept going down, if no one was draining the wine from the outside; at the bottom of the jar there was a water-snake, and it had been drinking the wine).
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Fortuna Vocor. 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:
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Graculus et Avarus, a wonderful fable about a thieving bird and a greedy man (this fable has a vocabulary list).
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Mare et Agricola, a story in which the sea speaks up for herself.
Greek Bible Art - and Latin and English, too. Below is one of my Greek Bible Art graphics; for the individual Greek, Latin and English versions of the graphic, see the blog post: ἀποκτενῶ σε καὶ ἀφελῶ τὴν κεφαλήν σου ἀπὸ σοῦ. Percutiam te, et auferam caput tuum a te. I will smite thee, and take thing head from thee.
Myth and Folklore Books. I'm accumulating some book recommendations for the classes I teach and wanted to share them here. Today's book is Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers by Laura Valentine; you can see the table of contents here. This is a free Amazon Kindle eBook, and you don't need a Kindle to read it - you can read Kindle books on any computer or mobile device, or you can use the Amazon Cloud Reader in your browser.