Episode 2.9 - Jayavarman VII

Jayavarman VII was a prince who saw his empire invaded and his capital sacked. He became king and expanded the Khmer Empire greatly, perhaps bringing it to its greatest territorial extent. He also left a legacy of architectural wonders that attract visitors today.


  • Lawrence Palmer Briggs, The Ancient Khmer Empire, 1951

  • George Coedes, The Indianized States of Southeast Asia, 1968

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