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synonyms for Hestia

  • Vesta
  • household effects
  • household possessions
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How to use Hestia in a sentence

Hestia (Roman Vesta) presided over the private hearths and homesteads of the Greeks, and imparted to them a sacred character.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
Upon this account it was called Pirpile; and by the same poet Histia, and Hestia, similar to the name above.
A NEW SYSTEM; OR, AN ANALYSIS OF ANTIENT MYTHOLOGY. VOLUME I.JACOB BRYANT
In other words, it proceeded from the stately grove of Hestia, where stood an oracular temple.
A NEW SYSTEM; OR, AN ANALYSIS OF ANTIENT MYTHOLOGY. VOLUME I.JACOB BRYANT
This is the fire which the Romans worshipped under the name of Hestia in ancient times.
HISTORY OF THE WARS, BOOKS I AND II (OF 8)PROCOPIUS
They will take notes of the examination, then seal up the tablet, and deposit it upon the altar of Hestia.
PLATO AND THE OTHER COMPANIONS OF SOKRATES, 3RD ED. VOLUME IV (OF 4)GEORGE GROTE
For without you mortals hold no banquet,—where one does not duly pour sweet wine in offering to Hestia both first and last.
HESIOD, THE HOMERIC HYMNS, AND HOMERICAHOMER AND HESIOD
The division of functions between Hera, Hestia, and Athene is clear.
INTRODUCTION TO THE HISTORY OF RELIGIONSCRAWFORD HOWELL TOY
The name Hestia (Latin Vesta) has been variously derived from roots meaning to sit, to stand, to burn.
THE CLASSIC MYTHS IN ENGLISH LITERATURE AND IN ART (2ND ED.) (1911)CHARLES MILLS GAYLEY
As the Kore is the representative of vegetable life, so Hestia stands in general for the indoor life, the family.
INTRODUCTION TO THE HISTORY OF RELIGIONSCRAWFORD HOWELL TOY
As Hestia had her home in the prytaneum, special temples dedicated to her are of rare occurrence.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 13, SLICE 4VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO HESTIA

  • Hestia
  • Vesta
  • household effects
  • household possessions
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