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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.

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