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VESTA

Picture of the Roman Hearth Goddess VESTA from our Roman mythology image library. Illustration by Chas Saunders.

Roman Hearth Goddess

The Hearth Goddess with the Vestal Virgins

She had a festival called Vestalia on 7th June. Ceremonies were conducted by extra-special Vestal Virgins who had taken vows of chastity lasting thirty-nine years. (And after thirty-nine years we suspect they were not inclined to bother.)

Greek equiv: HESTIA.

VESTA FACTS AND FIGURES

Name : VESTA
Location : Italy and Roman Europe
Gender : Female
Type : deity
In charge of : the Hearth
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating : Unknown at present
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 8272

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Article last updated on 10 January 2014 by Rowan Allen.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders

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