Hestia- Goddess of Hearth

Brett Florack

Daughter of Rhea and Kronos

Swallowed by Kronos at Birth (Theoi Greek Mythology, Astama)

Sworn to remain a virgin for the rest of her life

Rejected both Apollo and Poseidon in marriage (Bryant, 24)


Vesta in Roman

Discovered how to build houses (Greek Mythology, Parada)

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  • Guardian of innermost things so all prayers and sacrifices end with her
  • one of the 12 elite Olympians (ABC-CLIO, Hestia)

Works Cited

Dixon-Kennedy, Mike. "Hestia." World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras. ABC-CLIO, 2014. Web. 6 Nov. 2014


Astma, Aaron J. "HESTIA : Greek Goddess of the Hearth & Home | Mythology, W/ Pictures | Roman Vesta." HESTIA : Greek Goddess of the Hearth & Home | Mythology, W/ Pictures | Roman Vesta. The Theoi Project, 2011. Web. 08 Nov. 2014.


Bryant, Megan E. She's All That!: A Look-it-up Guide to the Goddesses of Mythology. New York: Franklin Watts/Scholastic, 2010. Print.


Förlag, Maicar, and Carlos Parada. "Hestia - Greek Mythology Link." Hestia - Greek Mythology Link. Carlos Parada, 1997. Web. 07 Nov. 2014.