HODIE (Roman Calendar): ante diem undevicesimum Kalendas Ianuarias.
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Menelaus and Hector; 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: Irrideo tempestatem (English: I scoff at the storm).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word verb-less proverb is Periculum in mora (English: There is danger in delay).
AUDIO PROVERBS: Today's audio Latin proverb is In terra caecorum monoculus rex (English: In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king). 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: Bis interimitur, qui suis armis perit (English: Someone who dies by his own weapons dies twice over).
ERASMUS' ANIMALS: Today's animal proverb from Erasmus is E cantu dignoscitur avis (English: You know the bird by its song; from Adagia 4.2.21).
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Fatum Venturum. Click here for a full-sized view.
And here are today's proverbial LOLcats:
Ubi amici, ibi sunt opes.
Where friends are, there is wealth.
Nemo nascitur sapiens, sed fit.
No one is born wise, but he becomes wise.
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Simia et Gemelli Eius, the story of how the mother monkey and her twins (this fable has a vocabulary list).
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Monedula Liberata, a sad story about the cost of freedom.
TODAY'S LATIN HOLIDAY SONGS
The Latin holiday songs for today are: Gaudete, on the occasion of Gaudete Sunday, along with O Sanctissima and also Cur hodie nocte, a Latin version of the Polish carol, "Dlaczego dzisiaj wśród nocy dnieje." You can find more at the Gaudium Mundo blog.