The Herald is the messenger of Agamemnon, who participates with him in the Trojan War and carries out his assignments. His main task is to bring the message, the news. He is a messenger of Trojan. He serves as a traditional actor in the classic tragedy, telling about what is happening outside the stage.
The sanctuary of Talfibia was in Sparta, the patron saint of heralds, who were considered his descendants and acted as ambassadors on behalf of the state. His grave is in Sparta near Ellenion’s; another tomb is in the Achaean Aegion. The descendants of Talfibiada served as heralds, the hero's wrath fell upon Sparta when the Persian ambassadors were killed.
The Herald in the Essays