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The Fire of Vesta

Neil Macgregor talks of the fire of Vesta in ancient Rome.

excerpt from Fire and State
Thank you  BBC podcast: Living With The Gods

This is the Roman copper coin spoken about, struck 200 ad or so
Obverse: Julia Domna / Reverse: Vestal Virgins tending the fire at the temple of Vesta.
o Julia Domna r Vesta fire