Hestia

Roman Name: Vesta

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Goddess of the Hearth, Family, and Domestic Life

Relationships

Parents: Cronos and Rhea

Siblings: Zeus, Poseidon, Hades, Hera, and Demeter.

Symbols

  • Fire
  • Hearth (Fireplace at the center of your home)

Character Traits

  • Gentle because she is known for the most gentle of the twelve Olympians.
  • Forgiving because she feels like you shouldn´t hold your grudges.
  • Welcoming because she accepted children into families by presenting them at her Hearth.

Strengths

  • Modesty because she was very modest by the way she acted.
  • Dedication to her Job because she was very determined of the supporting of family and domestic life.
  • Calming because she always took care of problems, and helped others.

Weaknesses

  • Self Sacrificing because she always new how to support and care for herself.
  • Unsociable because she was quiet, and she was independent.
  • Calming Flames when she was angry because she didn´t burn people when she was angry but used weapons and fought.

Interesting Facts


  • Hestia was the most gentle of all the Gods.
  • She was the oldest of the Olympians, and does not play a role in many myths.
  • She was one of the three virgin goddesses, next to Athena and Artemis.

Works Cited


"HESTIA : Greek Goddess of the Hearth & Home | Mythology, W/ Pictures | Roman Vesta." HESTIA : Greek Goddess of the Hearth & Home | Mythology, W/ Pictures | Roman Vesta. Web. 28 Jan. 2016.

"Hestia." Hestia. Web. 28 Jan. 2016.

"Hestia • Facts and Information on Greek Goddess Hestia." Greek Gods & Goddesses. Web. 28 Jan. 2016.

"My Weaknesses and Strength." Hestia The Goddess. Web. 28 Jan. 2016.

"The Olympian Gods and Goddesse" The Olympian Gods and Goddesses. Web. 29 Jan. 2016.

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