Given Name VESTA

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: WES-ta (Classical Latin), VES-tə (English)   [details]

Meaning & History

Probably a Roman cognate of HESTIA. Vesta was the Roman goddess of the hearth. A continuous fire, tended by the Vestal Virgins, was burned in the Temple of Vesta in Rome.

Categories

asteroids, fire, goddesses
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