This flame is considered to be especially sacred and purifying and is guarded carefully until it is back home. Hestia's public hearths were kept in a meeting hall building called the prytaneion also spelled prytaneum or bouleterion; one of her titles was Hestia Bouleia, which derives from the word for "meeting hall. Greek colonists would kindle fire from her hearth in the prytaneion and keep it lit in a lantern until they reached the hearths of new towns and cities or built their own hearth at their new location.
An important inscription about her comes from the Greek island of Chios and two statues of her were found in the prytaneion on the sacred island of Delos; similar statues were probably in many other Greek temples by the hearth area. Good Friday is a big deal in the Greek Orthodox Church and it's widely celebrated in Greece, something visitors will notice. Other ways it is celebrated may include drinking vinegar, boiling snails, refraining from eating the whole day and avoiding all manual work, especially work with nails. The traditions vary by location.
Hestia is often skipped over by modern readers, and even in the ancient past, she was "removed" from Olympus to make room for a demi god, Ganymede, the cupbearer to the gods and a favorite of Zeus. Hestia's appearance : A sweet, modestly dressed young woman.
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She often is shown wearing a veil. This is not unusual. Veils were common among ancient Greek women. Error rating book.
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