Timeline of the Khmer Empire

  • 500

    evidence of trade between the khmer and the indian people

    evidence of trade between the khmer and the indian people
  • Period: 500 to

    Timeline of the Khmer Empire

  • Nov 24, 770

    Jayavaermen II unifies smaller states to create one large empir.The capital is in angkor region of cambodia

    Jayavaermen II unifies smaller states to create one large empir.The capital is in angkor region of cambodia
  • Nov 24, 802

    Jayavarman II enthroned as a devaraja (king god)

    Jayavarman II enthroned as a devaraja (king god)
  • Nov 23, 1145

    Khmer empire expands and angkor wat is built. Buddishm becomes important

    Khmer empire expands and angkor wat is built. Buddishm becomes important
  • Nov 29, 1177

    cham kingdom invades much of Khmer Empires eastern territory

    cham kingdom invades much of Khmer Empires eastern territory
  • Period: Nov 29, 1181 to Nov 29, 1219

    Jayavarman VII defeats the chams and expands the empire to furthest extent to invorporate much of present-day laos Thailand and burma

  • Period: Nov 29, 1243 to

    rule of jayavarman VII. he reniunces buddhism and orders that buddhist temples and images be destryed and hinduism become the main religion

  • Nov 29, 1300

    Buddhism grows in importance and again becomes the main religion of the khmer kings

    Buddhism grows in importance and again becomes the main religion of the khmer kings
  • Nov 29, 1431

    thai army attacks angkor

    thai army attacks angkor
  • Dec 1, 1432

    Khmers abandon Angkor. Over subsequent centuries the jungle groes around and over Angkor and its location is forgotten.

    Khmers abandon Angkor. Over subsequent centuries the jungle groes around and over Angkor and its location is forgotten.
  • Dec 1, 1440

    Khmer rulers relocate the capital to phnom penh

    Khmer rulers relocate the capital to phnom penh
  • siamese king attacks and defeats Khmer King

    siamese king attacks and defeats Khmer King