I'm looking for insight into the paragraph on p.108 where the woman in Ab's place is being described. It ends, "Annular treponema. Read here why he falls in the streets. Another Jena, another time." Annular treponema seems to be associated with syphilis and Jena may be referring to the city in Germany which Napoleon took in 1806. I'm lost as to who "he" is that falls- is it Ab? He certainly gets in battles and falls in the streets... anyway, any help would be great :)
Jena was the site of a mental asylum to which Friedrich Nietzsche was committed for what was believed to be mental manifestations of syphilis (neurosyphilis). He may have actually suffered from frontotemporal dementia, a type of dementia that specifically affects the frontal and temporal lobes. Regardless it killed him.