The Vestalia: Celebrating Vesta and Purifying Rome


The goddess Vesta protected Rome, earning an annual festival in her honour which purified both her shrine and the city of Rome.

Is The Month of June Named After Roman Goddess Juno?


The month of June is named after the Roman Goddess Juno, who’s just a copy of Greek Hera – right? Not quite. There’s a lot of history wrapped up in the name, Juno.