Rhetorical strategies part i aristotle"s theories of argument: lysias, his attic style, and the athenian law. On the murder of eratosthenes an invaluable sources of information about the internal life of athens, its customs and legal practices during the 4th c. B. c. , the treatment of women and slaves, about issues of right and wrong, etc. -about civil status the metics -- immigrants permitted to live in athens without citizenship. -treatment of slaves --simply a property that belonged to a citizen or a metic; could be freed by his owner and be given the status of a metic. -the status of women possession of their husbands and fathers, under the care and control of male relatives; in case of a divorce, the husband returns his wife to her father. -about cases of seduction, rape, and adultery in athenian law the rapist was charged with double damages as a punishment, while the adulterer.