Tensions are emerging among China and the kingdom of Nova Roma. A cult of Isis-worshippers often called the Sons of Horus has protested Roman task within the center East. The Senate has lately made up our minds to boost the ban relating to Kee Kanuntee's concept of evolution, all whereas the Emperor keeps to push piety because the maximum of all virtues.
"One kingdom, lower than Jupiter" is the tale of Diagoras Cinna, a journalist out to discover the effect faith has had on glossy society. Diagoras travels round the urban of recent Antioch, interviewing the city's so much pious citizens, from clergymen to political figures to dull voters. As he maintains his file, Diagoras dangers a growing number of in his quest to assault the gods. His employers query the knowledge of printing something that might draw the Emperor's ire. His slave Servius, himself a loyal believer, starts off to question his loyalty to his grasp. Even Diagoras' personal psychological worsens, as he suffers the implications of residing as an atheist in an international the place blasphemy is a felony offense.
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