I’m excited to see this one happening. Hestia doesn’t get a lot of attention, She deserves a devotional of Her own. I hope there are lots of good submissions, so please spread this call far and wide! Original post here.
Bibliotheca Alexandrina is seeking submissions for a devotional anthology to honor the least and greatest of Olympians, in a volume entitled First and Last: A Devotional for Hestia. Firstborn of her mother Rhea, and last to be disgorged from the gullet of her father Kronos, Hestia receives first and last offerings from many Hellenic polytheists, but does not play the kind of public role associated with her siblings. In antiquity, her cult was mostly of the household rather than of festivals and temples, and she was not as prominent in the myths of the day. Nevertheless, as accepter of sacrifices Hestia receives her due, what is sometimes…
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