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  1. Feb 2014
    1. shot an arrow at him and killed him

      Hdt. 4.76. Herodotus mentions this story of Anacharsis. who much like Herodotus, was interested in foreign customs and foreign practices. Furthermore, Herodotus mentions how Anacharsis gained much wisdom after his travels. Then having Anacharsis killed by the king for performing foreign customs seems to make him a protagonist. Does Herodotus mention this story to put himself in the story?