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Hestia

Summary: Hestian Greek Goddess
"Of all of the Gods, Hestia was the mildest, the most tender and loving, and the most forgiving." She was one of the virgin Goddesses and was known as the Goddess of Hearth. Hestia is honored as the founder of the family and credited with the invention of building houses. It has been said that she is the most upright and most charitable of all Olympians. The name Hestia means, the essence of things. Hestia is much less dramatic than the other Goddesses and has a very distinct personality; distant, yet faithful, bright, and warming.

Hestia's powers and responsibilities include her reign over personal security and happiness. She reserved a sacred duty of hospitality. Before a child was accepted into its family at birth, they had to be walked around the symbol of Hestia which was kept in every home. Her fire burned at the Prytaneion town hall and...

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