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  Hestia - LoveToKnow 1911
Hestia is the goddess of the family union, the personification of the idea of home; and as the city union is only the family union on a large scale, she was regarded as the goddess of the state.
In later philosophy Hestia became the hearth of the universe - the personification of the earth as the centre of the universe, identified with Cybele and Demeter.
The Roman deity corresponding to the Greek Hestia is Vesta.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Hestia   (534 words)

  
 Hestia - Crystalinks
Hestia is one of the three Great Goddesses of the first Olympian generation: Hestia, Demeter and Hera.
Hestia, the eldest daughter "became their youngest child, since she was the first to be devoured by their father and the last to be yielded up again" - the clearest possible example of mythic inversion, a paradox that is noted in the Homeric hymn to Aphrodite (ca 700 BCE):
Hestia does not figure in any mythic narrative: she did not roam; she had no adventures; she simply was.
www.crystalinks.com /hestia.html   (607 words)

  
  Hestia
Hestia was originally one of the twelve supreme gods on Mount Olympus, but she grew tired of the petty intrigues and wrangling that went on amongst the Olympians.
Hestia is the goddess of sacred wisdom and the hearth.
In myth, Hestia is the wise woman of the village, the priestess or seeress in the temple, the witch of the forest.
zero-point.tripod.com /pantheon/Hestia.html   (12362 words)

  
 Hestia, Greek Goddess of Hearth and Home
So delighted was he with Hestia's decision, that Zeus handed her the keys to the family home (Mount Olympus) and offered her the position of manager, and with it the responsibility of running this vast estate while the rest of the gods and goddesses wandered about in the larger world having all sorts of adventures.
It was an offense to Hestia to refuse hospitality to a stranger.
Hestia is often spoken of in conjunction with her friend and neighbor Hermes, the god of communication and travel.
www.goddessgift.com /goddess-myths/greek_goddess_hestia.htm   (1367 words)

  
 HESTIA : Greek goddess of the hearth, home & cooking ; mythology ; pictures : HISTIA, VESTA
HESTIA was the virgin goddess of the hearth (both private and municipal) and the home.
In myth Hestia was the first born child of Kronos and Rhea who was swallowed by her father at birth.
The connection between Hestia and Apollo and Poseidon, which is thus alluded to in the legend, appears also in the temple of Delphi, where the three divinities were worshipped in common, and Hestia and Poseidon appeared together also at Olympia.
www.theoi.com /Ouranios/Hestia.html   (3039 words)

  
 Hestia Jones : 000.
Hestia's parents were unable to teach their daughter themselves, so they decided to hire a tutor to provide their daughter with her early education.
Hestia had never before lost anyone remotely close to her, and the sudden absence of a mother was almost too much for her to bear.
Hestia is determined to live her life to the fullest, and she's decided that she is not going to accomplish this by sitting on her arse and having a miserable time.
www.greatestjournal.com /users/justhestia/647.html   (1738 words)

  
 Hestia: Goddess of Hearth and Home
Hestia, in the high dwellings of all, both deathless gods and men who walk on earth, you have gained an everlasting abode and highest honor: glorious is your portion and your right.
Of all of the Gods, Hestia was the mildest, the most tender and loving, and the most forgiving.
Hestia had no problem keeping her promise to stay a virgin, except for one time.
www.paleothea.com /SortaSingles/Hestia.html   (579 words)

  
 Mythography | The Greek Goddess Hestia in Myth and Art
In Greek mythology, Hestia was the goddess of home and hearth, and she represented the ideal of purity in these areas.
Possibly for this reason Hestia was an eternal virgin, deliberately remaining aloof from the advances of the male gods.
Indeed, it is also worth mentioning that in the Homeric Hymn to Aphrodite, Hestia, along with Athena and Artemis, were the only goddesses immune to the passions aroused by the enchanting Aphrodite.
www.loggia.com /myth/hestia.html   (375 words)

  
 Hestia
Hestia is the Greek goddess of the hearth fire, hence presiding over domestic life.
Hestia also symbolized the alliance of the Metropolis ("mother-city") with the smaller settlements which were founded in the colonies.
The colonists took fire from the hearth in the prytaneion and kept it burning in their new towns.
www.pantheon.org /articles/h/hestia.html   (147 words)

  
 HESTIA
Posláním sdružení Hestia je vytvářet pozitivní mezilidské vztahy.
Hestia vede výzkumné, výcvikové a vzdělávací programy, poradenství, supervize a stáže pro dobrovolníky i profesionály, vydává publikace, navazuje kontakty se zahraničními i domácími partnery.
HESTIA spolupracuje s Fórem dárců na zajištění projektu „Jeden den pro váš dobrý skutek“, realizovaný společností T-Mobile.
www.hest.cz   (198 words)

  
 Classical Myth: Hestia: Images and Texts
Although an important deity in Greek religion, she is rarely depicted in art, and has virtually no mythology and iconography.
Herakles entering Olympos: Hestia appears in the centre of the drawing behind Amphitrite, with a veil over her head:
Marriage of Peleus and Thetis: Hestia is one of the goddesses preceding Dionysos:
web.uvic.ca /grs/bowman/myth/gods/hestia.html   (52 words)

  
 Hestia Summary
HESTIA, the Greek goddess of the domestic and communal hearth, is closely allied to the Roman goddess Vesta.
Hestia, the eldest child of Kronos and Rhea, was swallowed by her father at birth, and was the last to emerge from the patriarchal "womb&#...
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