They were also charged with the maintenance of order in the mir and the family, punishing infractions of the religious law, husbands who beat their wives, and parents who ill-treated their children.
The Italians were ill-treated by the Greeks and were not well looked on by the Philhellene committees, who thought that their presence would offend the powers.
26 enforced; the master was forbidden to put his slave to death, but was obliged to bring him before a court of justice; if he ill-treated him it was a penal offence.
Family ties are strong, and the women are not ill-treated, although they share in all kinds of manual labour.
You have ill-treated the natives, you have shot them down, you have sold them into slavery, and now you have to pay the penalty..