Hestia Goddess of the Hearth Picture

Inspired by the 30 Day Greek Mythology challenge at worldofmythology.tumblr.com/30…
1. Olympian
The eldest daughter of Cronus is Hestia goddess of the hearth. A gentle, benevolent goddess she gave up her seat on Olympus to Hercules when he ascended to godhood.

She never wed nor borne children of her own but took guardianship of all orphans and lost children. She was worshipped with a multitude of small fires.
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