HODIE (Roman Calendar): Kalendae Ianuariae, the Kalends of January!
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Dido and Aeneas Feasting; 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: Depressus extollor (English: When pushed down, I rise up).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word verb-less proverb is Mors ultima ratio (English: Death is the final reckoning).
AUDIO PROVERBS: Today's audio Latin proverb is Tempus est optimus iudex (English: Time is the best judge). 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: Malefacere qui vult, numquam non causam invenit (English: Someone who wants to do wrong never fails to find a reason).
ERASMUS' ANIMALS: Today's animal proverb from Erasmus is Auribus lupum teneo (English: I'm holding the wolf by the ears; from Adagia 1.5.25 — it's dangerous to hold on and it's dangerous to let go!).
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Quae Corpora Consumunt. Click here for a full-sized view.
And here are today's proverbial LOLcats:
Dura domina cupiditas.
Passion is a harsh mistress.
Trust the expert.
MILLE FABULAE: The fable from the Mille Fabulae et Una widget is Gallus et Fures, the story of a loud-mouthed rooster.
FABULAE FACILES: The fable from the Fabulae Faciles widget is Canis in Praesepe et Bos, the famous story of the dog in the manger (this fable has a vocabulary list).
Latin Fables Read by Justin Slocum Bailey. Here is today's audio fable: Leo, Vulpes, et Simius, with links to the audio and to the blog post.