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"Hestia--Greek Goddess of the Hearth" by Laura Christensen

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Just like this picture's title says, this is Hestia, the ancient Greek's goddess of the Hearth and protector of the home and family. (Ever hear of the Vestal Virgins? They tended the hearth in her name for 30 years and were not allowed to marry while serving. After the thirty years were up, it was bad luck to marry. So....) <br>I'm not exactly why I'm telling you that...just FYI I guess. <br>Anyways, I did this picture for Latin class. Done in ink and color pencils. The left eye got kinda smeared, but don't mind that. I smear things all the time. It is a miracle it turned out so well.

31 Jul 200945 Anon.
I love this pic, and so does my class. we modeled our "Hestia" costume after it. Everyone is dressing up as a greek god/goddess tomorrow for our summer "camp day". thanks for the inspiration!
15 Jan 201045 Anon.
..hmmnpp.! may iba pba kaung mga pix ni goddess hestia?? ung nyc pix tlga nya..
5 Feb 201045 Anonymous
it is pretty suckish.im in band and i can do better then that...
21 Mar 201045 Anon.
that is the best pic isaw and miley cyrus need to shut her lips cuz her faace look like crap
7 May 201045 Stephanie
Listen here miley cyrus i could care less about ur lil sister noah and you!! i dont give a **** wat u think! u can kiss my ****in ass ***** thats a good drawing and let me tell u something else a lot of plp in this world can draw better than you i kno i have never seen ur drawings but i really dont give a rats ass!! go to hell biiotch!!!!!!!!!!101010
4 Jun 201045 Breanna
29 Sep 201045 Josh
[COLO- R=404000]hestia’s hair is orange...[/color]
17 Oct 2010:-) Jeanette M Thomas
Beautiful depiction of Hestia. Thank you. BYW, the Vestal Virgins were dedicated to her Roman counterpart, Vesta. The law was they COULD marry after serving 30 yrs, if they wished.
Robert Graves’ book "The White Goddess" has some very interesting explanations of the reasons for the restrictions of the Vestal Virgins.
6 Feb 201145 Y dolem
.,.,.hahahha///buti nlng mdli lng ung costume ni gestia ee kxi nmn mai fashion show kmi ee
16 May 201245 Kay
wow this is really good, and its NOT crappy for sure 2
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'Hestia--Greek Goddess of the Hearth':
 • Created by: :-) Laura Christensen
 • Copyright: ©Laura Christensen. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Family, Goddess, Greek, Hearth, Hestia, Home, Patroness, Vesta, Vestal, Virgins
 • Categories: Woman, Women
 • Techniques: Coloured Pencils, Black Ink
 • Views: 74832
 • Resolution: 386x437

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