She is rarely mentioned in Homer, nor is she included amongst the Olympian gods.
As a god of athletes heis often a wrestler (iraXaiµco)), and founds the Olympian games.
305), they made war upon the Olympian gods and endeavoured to pile Pelion upon Ossa in order to storm heaven itself; had they reached the age of manhood, their attempt would have been successful, but Apollo destroyed them before their beards began to grow.
326), the Olympian festival ceased to be held after A.D.
So also it was needful that, like a Greek city, it should have a public hearth or prytaneum, where fire should always burn on the altar of the Olympian Hestia, and where the controllers of Olympia should exercise public hospitality.