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Hestia by obscureBT Hestia by obscureBT
Hestia, Goddess of household and the sacred fire.

She was the daughter of Cronus and Rhea, and the oldest sister of Zeus, Poseidon, Hades, Hera and Demeter.
She was really calm and was the only one who never got involved in a fight.
It is said that Hestia gave up her seat in favour of newcomer Dionysus to tend to the sacred fire on Mt. Olympus. Because of this, Hestia doesn't figure in many myths and she didn't roam or have any adventures.
Nevertheless, she was one of the Twelve Olympians who received the first offering at every sacrifice in the household.

Poseidon and Apollo aspired to court Hestia, but she kept virgin as her sisters Artemis and Athena.
She was represented with a tunic and a veil.

Her equivalent in the Roman mythology is Vesta.

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Hestia, Diosa del hogar y del fuego sagrado.

Era hija de Cronos y Rea, y la hermana mayor de Zeus, Poseidón, Hades, Hera y Deméter.
Era de un carácter muy tranquilo y fue la única gran Diosa griega que nunca intervino en peleas o disputas. De hecho, se dice que cedió su puesto de Diosa olímpica a su sobrino Dioniso, para evitar conflictos en el Olimpo y prefirió retirarse a vigilar el fuego sagrado de los Dioses.
Por ello, pocas veces aparece en los relatos mitológicos a pesar de ser una de las principales Diosas de la religión griega. Muestra de esta importancia es el hecho de que Hestia era a la primera que se le hacían las ofrendas en los banquetes, antes incluso que a Zeus. Se le solían sacrificar terneras de menos de un año, aludiendo a su virginidad.

Era virgen, al igual que Artemisa y Atenea, aunque no le faltaron pretendientes. Poseidón y Apolo la amaron, pero Hestia rechazó a ambos.
Se la representaba llevando túnica y velo.

Su equivalente en la mitología romana es Vesta.
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PlayLikeMadd Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2010
she is beautiful <3
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obscureBT Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2010  Professional General Artist
Thank you!
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PlayLikeMadd Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2010
Hestie is one of my favorites and it's hard to find good pictures of her so i should be thanking you.
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obscureBT Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2010  Professional General Artist
Thank you for your words!
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Hestia-Sama Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Me encanta tu dibujo, Hestia es mi diosa favorita (ve mi nick xD). Felicidades por el art!
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obscureBT Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2010  Professional General Artist
Bueno, no es la que mejor me salió, pero se agradece :)
Gracias!
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Hestia-Sama Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
^^ De nada
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Dafca-dreams Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
Genial!!
me encantaron tus dibujos de los dioses :clap:
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obscureBT Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2010  Professional General Artist
Muchas gracias ^^
La mitología sirve de gran inspiración!
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Dafca-dreams Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
ciertamente.... no hay de que y sigue asi!! :clap:
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