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Q: How is the greek goddess Hestia used in pop culture today?
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Who is the god of hearth?

The god of hearth was Hestia, also known as greek goddess of the sacred fire. Although Hestia was at one time among the most important of the Greek goddesses, she is almost unknown today. Her name means "essence", or what things are in themselves without any additions.

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Is the name Hestia used in your culture today?

Hestia means "hearth" meaning fire place, so yes hearth is occasionally used.

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What is the greek gods Hestias claim to fame?

Hestia is the Greek goddess of home, hearth, fire, and altar, this meaning she embodied the ideal of community worship in home and in the city - there was a "temple hearth" in every Greek city and town where the community would worship. Today "hearth and home" embody her essence, as well as to "keep the home fires burning".

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