Asterix the Gaul Setting & Symbolism

René Goscinny
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Compendium

Compendium is the Roman stronghold where Getafix is taken when he is captured and Asterix sneaks into by hiding in the cart seller's hay.

Gaulish Village

The Gaulish Village is the last village in Gaul that has resisted Roman occupation. This is where Asterix, Obelix and Getafix live with many other Gauls. The Gaulish Village is surrounded by Roman troops.

Strength Potion

Strength potion is the potion that Getafix concocts for the Gauls to enable them to be superhumanly strong and defeat the Romans

Hair Potion

Hair potion is the potion that Getafix makes for the Romans when they demand he make them the strength potion. It makes their hair and beards grow constantly.

Torture

Torture is Crismus Bonus' persuasion technique for Getafix which does not work. When Crismus Bonus has the torturer tie Asterix, Asterix wails and quakes in fear before the torturer has even finished...

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