Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: sustine et abstine

  • The trapped peasant

    Alexandru Gh. SonocSibiu, Romania A strange looking dentist (tall hat, long hair, goatee, sword, tall boots) is pulling a peasant’s tooth. Behind the peasant, a woman (traditionally considered as his wife, but more likely a prostitute) opens a purse hanging together with a dagger on his belt, and picks some coins from it. Behind the…