Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Lazaros C. Triarhou

  • Two odes to Santiago Ramón y Cajal

    Lazaros C. Triarhou Thessalonica, Greece   (Left) Reproduction of the original Spanish version of the poem in the memory of Ramón y Cajal by “Rafael de Córdoba” (aka Marcos Rafael Blanco Belmonte) from the periodical Blanco y Negro, published in 1934. (Right) A handwritten ode to Ramón y Cajal by Manuel Laza Zerón, dated February…

  • Tango impressions with medical overtones

    Lazaros TriarhouMacedonia, Thessalonica, Greece Tango and the milonga are more than music or dance genres. They reflect a social phenomenon,1 traditionally embracing emotions, everyday life, culture, poetry, satire, and human concerns. The medical field, with its diverse domains, was no exception in providing a source of inspiration to tango composers,2 whose published scores were consistently…