Mythology & Fiction Explained

Episode 13: Hestia - Goddess of the Hearth & Sacrificial Flame

April 17, 2020

In today's episode we take a look at some Greek mythology with Hestia, the Goddess of the Hearth & Sacrificial Flame. Hestia is one of the first six Olympian deities and perhaps the least mentioned because of her commitment to keeping the sacred hearth burning. We examine the few stories she appears in, how she was viewed in overall Greek religion, how her worship took place and why it was so important.

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