Episode 7, The Khmers

 

The episode you have been waiting for has arrived!  This time we look at Cambodia from 550 to 1431, the golden age of the Khmers.  This was Southeast Asia’s most impressive civilization before the modern era.  The Khmers built Angkor, a city that was home to a million people, and Angkor Wat, the largest temple of all time.  That is the same temple shown in the picture above.  Then suddenly in 1431 they abandoned it all to the jungle, and the world outside Cambodia forgot about the place, until a French explorer stumbled upon the ruins in 1860.  Listen and download this episode to hear all about it!

https://www.blubrry.com/hoseasia/17735547/episode-7-the-khmers/

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