Hestia

About Hestia

Hestia is the daughter of Cronus and Rhea. She is known majorly as the goddess of hearth and home but also is the deity of architecture, domesticity, family, and the state. She is a virgin goddess and has vowed to never take part in mortal affairs which gained her respect from the other Olympian. She has never left Mount Olympus and she gets the first part of sacrifices to gods. Hestia's roman counterpart is Vestia.

Short Story about Hestia

Hestia was the first daughter of Cronus and Rhea but she was eaten alive by her father as he did not want his kids to overthrow him. after she was eaten by her father, Zeus made Cronus regurgitate the kids and led a revolt against him. Hestia was the last of the gods to be regurgitated so she was known as the eldest and youngest daughter of Cronus.

Citations

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