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Ancient Mirrors of Womanhood - Study Guide Chapter 127, Hestia Summary & Analysis

Merlin Stone
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Hestia is the Goddess of the hearth and the eternal city flame. She is sister to Demeter and Hera. Her name is used to seal all oaths. Her memory seems to have been lost from Greece, but the Romans considered her an extremely important deity. She is known as Vesta in Rome. Her Vestal priestesses were called upon on the Palatine Hill in Rome to judge. Their voices spoke only the truth.

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