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Angkor

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Gabriel Mckee
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jun 18, 2020 05:41 PM History
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The capital city of the Khmer empire, founded in the late 9th century by Yasovarman I (889-901). The city was sacked in 1431 by invaders from the Ayutthaya kingdom, and was abandoned except for the temple of Angkor Wat, which remained a Buddhist shrine.

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.


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Gabriel Mckee, Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Angkor: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2020 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/531398484> [accessed: 04 August 2020]

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