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For Humans: Hestia was goddess of the town and family hearth and the fire in the hearth. She presided over cooking of meals meals, the happiness of the home, and the comunity's harmony.For Gods: Hestia received part of the offerings to the gods in every sacrific. Since the sacrifices required the fire of the hearth altar, Hestia presided over sacrifices to the gods.

Spiritual Truth

Hestia is Zeus sister. She is a virgin goddess. She does not part in myths. she is the goddess of hearth, the symbol of the house around which a new born child is carried before it is received into the family. Each city had a public hearth sacred to Hestia, where the fire was never allowed to go out. Of all the olympians, she is the mildest, most upright and most charitable.

Hestia is not real because the Bible says that we don't need to give sacrifices to God anymore because Jesus was the sacrifice for all our sins, he died on the cross for us in John 3:16. Hestia gets parts of sacrifices because of the hearth altar (fire).


Parents: Cronus and RheaSiblings: Hera, Demeter, Poseidon, Hades, and Zeus. Hestia was the oldest sibling, but being swallowed first and spit out last she became the youngest sibling.Mates: none Children: none

What represents Hestia

-hearth altar-catle-donkey-eternal flames-fire


Role of Hestia



Hestia goddess of Hearth


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