Posts filed under ‘quaternal circle’

Vesta and the Phallus of Fire

What we know about the Vestals, that is, Vesta’s priestesses, amd one preserved myth make it clear that the goddess, who was the center, heart and foundation of ancient Rome, was an androgynous goddess-god.

Continue Reading April 11, 2010 at 10:22 am Leave a comment

Vesta and the Circle of Fire

Vesta was the holy Fire on the hearth, not only in the private houses, but also in her round house, aedes Vestae, too holy to be consecrated. The symbol of the center being so important I discuss how our ancestors developed the circle, our earliest abstract symbol ,and found its center.

Continue Reading April 2, 2010 at 9:49 am Leave a comment


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