the Khmer Empire

  • Dec 3, 1114

    Angkor Wat built

    Angkor wat began construction in the name of jayavarman the second. The word Angkor wat means monastery and wat means capital.
  • Dec 3, 1117

    Angkor Wat built

    In this year the Cham Kingdom successfully invades the khmer empire. They looted the empire.
  • Dec 3, 1243

    Beginning of the rule of jayavraman VIII

    ayavarman VIII began his rule over the Khmer Empire. He ordered for all known Buddhist temples to be destroyed. He immediately made Hinduism the main religion
  • Dec 3, 1300

    Return of budda

    Buddhism strikes back and becomes the main religion of the Khmer Empire.
  • Dec 3, 1431

    Attack of the Thai

    The Thai army attacks the Khmer empire and almost destroys Angkor wat.
  • Dec 3, 1432

    Abandoning of Angkor

    In the year 1432ce the Khmers fled Angkor. Over the centuries of there vacancies the jungle grew densely in and around Angkor and it was forgotten. Possibly even recognised as a legend.
  • Thai attack

    The king of Thailand orders yet another attack on the Khmer empire. This time the Thai are successful and are able to defeat the Khmer empire
  • Vietnam attack

    Vietnam rapidly attacks Vietnam. They defeat the Khmer empire. Delta eventually defeat the Khmer
  • Jayavarman becomes the God King of the Khmer empire.

    Jayavarman was crowned in the year 802ce(common eradeva-raja).he killed his uncle to become the king. He had himself made a deva-raja or a god king.