The genius of the Celts

Graham Robb, author of a new book on the Celtic peoples, argues that it's high time we challenged the Roman characterisation of the Celts as primitive hooligans with terrible table manners

This detail from the Gundestrup Cauldron – a richly decorated silver vessel thought to date from the second-century BC – depicts a Celtic god or druid surrounded by beasts. (Werner Forman/Universal Images Group/Getty Images)

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