The Khmer Empire

To the southeast pf Pagan, the powerful Khmer Empire arose in what is now Cambodia. By the early 800's, the Khmer had begun to conquer the surrounding kingdoms  in order to build a great empire for themselves. The Khmer Empire reached its height between 850 and 1220, during which it controlled much of Southeast Asia mainlands. The empire also reflected a strong Indian influences and also adopted both Hindu's and Buddhist's beliefs. A great short documentary on the Khmer Empire https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h_UNdPFYxmA

Another great resource of information http://www.infoplease.com/encyclopedia/history/khm...

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