Hestia ( Greek Ἑστία; Latin: Vesta ) is the goddess of the hearth, of the right ordering of domesticity and the family, who received the first offering at every sacrifice in the household. Each city had a public hearth sacred to Hestia, where the fire was never allowed to go out. She is the sister of Zeus, Hades and Poseidon. Originally listed as one of the twelve olympians, Hestia gave up her seat in favor of newcommer Dionysus to tend the sacred fire on Mount Olympus. She is a virgin goddess. In the Homeric hymn, Hestia is located in ancient Delphi, rather than at the hearth of Zeus on Mount Olympus, which was considered the central hearth of all the hellenes.

Homeric hymn to Hestia 24

"Hestia, in the high dwellings of all, both deathless gods and men who walk on earth, you have gained an everlasting abode and highest honour: glorious is your portion and your right. For without you mortals hold no banquet,--where one does not duly pour sweet wine in offering to Hestia both first and last. And you, Argeiphontes [Hermes], son of Zeus and Maia, . . . be favourable and help us, you and Hestia, the worshipful and dear. Come and dwell in this glorious house in friendship together; for you two, well knowing the noble actions of men, aid on their wisdom and their strength. Hail, Daughter of Kronos, and you also, Hermes.
" Hestia, you who tend the holy house of the lord Apollo, the Far-shooter at goodly Pytho, with soft oil dripping ever from your locks, come now into this house, come, having one mind with Zeus the all-wise: draw near, and withal bestow grace upon my song."

the vesta temple in roman capitol

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