HODIE (Roman Calendar): pridie Kalendas Ianuarias, the day before the Kalends of the New Year
MYTHS and LEGENDS: The art image for today's legend shows Selene and Endymion, and there are more images here.
TODAY'S MOTTOES and PROVERBS:
TINY MOTTOES: Today's tiny motto is: Annuit coeptis (English: He has favored our beginnings).
3-WORD PROVERBS: Today's 3-word verb-less proverb is Auri fames imperiosa (English: Hunger for gold is overwhelming)
AUDIO PROVERBS: Today's audio Latin proverb is Asinus asino et sus sui pulcher (English: One donkey is beautiful to another, one pig is beautiful to another). 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 :Simia in purpura (English. A monkey in royal robes; from Adagia 1.7.10... sadly a proverb for our times).
BREVISSIMA: The distich poster for today is Ira Propter Vitium Virtus. Click here for a full-sized view.
And here are today's proverbial LOLcats:
Si vis amari, ama.
If you want to be loved, love.
MILLE FABULAE: The English translation for today from the Mille Fabulae et Una book is Leo Epulum Faciens, a story about how hard it is to try to please everyone.
PHAEDRI FABULAE: The illustrated fable from Phaedrus for today is Ovis, canis, et lupus, a story about a sheep who is wronged by a dog and a wolf, but who witnesses at least a kind of justice in the end: Latin text and Smart's translation.
STEINHOWEL: The illustrated fable from Steinhowel for today is de fure malo et sole, a story about a thief and why that thief is like the sun: Latin text and English versions.
GAUDIUM MUNDO: The Latin holiday song for today is Auld Lang Syne... in Latin!