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IN CONTEXT

Focus

Medieval Southeast Asia

Before

c.700 The city-state of Srivijaya extends over most of Sumatra, western Java, and the Malay Peninsula.

802 The Khmer state is founded by Jayavarman II.

After

1177 Champa invades and destroys Angkor.

1181–1220 Jayavarman VII repels Champa and restores the Khmer Empire to glory.

c.1250 The first united Thai state is established, with its capital at Sukhothai.

1293 The Mongols are defeated by the Singasari ruler of Java, ending their bid to expand into Southeast Asia.

c.1440 The city of Angkor is abandoned, although Angkor Wat remains a place of worship for Buddhist pilgrims.

In the early 12th century, much of mainland ...

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