From the world of archaeology: Asterix fans — there’s news!
Those stories told how Asterix’s little village was encircled by Julius Cæsar’s expanding empire unequalled in the art of warfare and determined to civilize a backward people who worshipped Druids and believed in magic potions. Or so it was thought until now.
But a discovery in central France has led to a significant reassessment of Asterix representing
the Gauls, who were, it transpires, much more advanced than previously thought.