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The Dream of John Ball: An Illustrated Edition of the Prophetic Vision That Inspired the Peasants' Revolt

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The Dream of John Ball is a powerful and moving work of literature that has inspired generations of readers. Written in the 14th century, it tells the story of a priest who has a vision of a just and equal society. This vision inspires him to preach against the oppression of the poor, and his words soon spark a peasant revolt.

A Dream of John Ball Illustrated edition
A Dream of John Ball Illustrated edition
by Antonio Mira de Amescua

4.6 out of 5

Language : English
File size : 763 KB
Text-to-Speech : Enabled
Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
Word Wise : Enabled
Print length : 107 pages
Lending : Enabled
Screen Reader : Supported

The Dream of John Ball is a complex and multifaceted work. It is both a work of political propaganda and a work of literary art. It is also a deeply religious work, and it offers a powerful critique of the social and economic injustices of the time.

This illustrated edition of The Dream of John Ball brings the text to life with beautiful artwork that captures the spirit of the original. The illustrations are by the award-winning artist Alan Lee, and they perfectly capture the medieval setting and the characters of the story.

The Story of John Ball

John Ball was a priest who lived in England in the 14th century. He was a vocal critic of the social and economic injustices of his time, and he preached that all men are equal in the eyes of God.

In 1381, Ball was arrested and imprisoned by the authorities. While in prison, he had a vision of a just and equal society. This vision inspired him to continue to preach against the oppression of the poor, and his words soon sparked a peasant revolt.

The Peasants' Revolt was a major uprising of the English peasantry. The rebels demanded an end to the feudal system and the establishment of a more just and equal society. The revolt was eventually crushed by the authorities, but it had a lasting impact on English history.

The Dream of John Ball

The Dream of John Ball is a powerful and moving work of literature that has inspired generations of readers. It is a story of hope and despair, of injustice and rebellion. It is a story that is still relevant today, and it offers a powerful reminder of the importance of fighting for a more just and equal world.

The Illustrations

The illustrations in this edition of The Dream of John Ball are by the award-winning artist Alan Lee. Lee's illustrations are beautiful and evocative, and they perfectly capture the medieval setting and the characters of the story.

The illustrations bring the text to life and help the reader to visualize the events of the story. They also add a sense of authenticity to the work, and they help to create a more immersive experience for the reader.

The Dream of John Ball is a powerful and moving work of literature that is beautifully illustrated by Alan Lee. This edition is a must-have for any fan of medieval literature or history.

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A Dream of John Ball Illustrated edition
A Dream of John Ball Illustrated edition
by Antonio Mira de Amescua

4.6 out of 5

Language : English
File size : 763 KB
Text-to-Speech : Enabled
Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
Word Wise : Enabled
Print length : 107 pages
Lending : Enabled
Screen Reader : Supported
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A Dream of John Ball Illustrated edition
A Dream of John Ball Illustrated edition
by Antonio Mira de Amescua

4.6 out of 5

Language : English
File size : 763 KB
Text-to-Speech : Enabled
Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
Word Wise : Enabled
Print length : 107 pages
Lending : Enabled
Screen Reader : Supported
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