Hestia (Vesta) Sightings
- Theogony by Hesiod 800BC - 700BC
Hestia and her siblings get swallowed whole by their daddy, Kronos, in this ancient poem. (Pretty amazing that Hestia came out so well balanced after this; we'd still be in therapy.)
- The Library by Apollodorus
Check out another version of Hestia's cannibalistic introduction to the world. And you thought your life was weird.
- The Library of History by Didorus Siculus 100BC - 1BC
Not only is Hestia an awesome hearth tender, she's also a dope architect according to this ancient poem.
- Fasti by Ovid 100 - 200
Ovid gives you the low down on how Priapus almost took advantage of Hestia (Vesta) in her sleep. Can you say creep?
- Xena: Warrior Princess 1998
Hestia herself shows up when someone tries to harm one of her priestesses in this TV series.
- Hercules 1999
Betty White gives voice to Hestia in this Disneyfied version of the adventures of Hercules.
- The Last Olympian by Rick Riordan 2009
In this novel, Hestia appears as an eight-year-old girl to give some advice to Percy Jackson.
- Clash of the Titans 2010
The goddess of the hearth makes a cameo in this Hollywood blockbuster.