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Angkor/Khmer Empire

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Danika Weeks

on 13 November 2012

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Angkor Khmer Empire Daily Life In Angkor Wat The tonal sap lake was a significant part of the water system and the water supply for the fish and rice industry. During the dry season its a shallow lake only two meters deep, but during the wet season it deepens to nine to eleven meters. Angkor people worked day after day in the rice fields. planting over 50 million fields of rice and having three or four harvests each year. The Appearance Of The Angkor Khmer People. robes that are 1m in length and 1m in width,
on the lower part of the body.
medium height with black curly hair and
square-shaped faces.
long straight nose with wide nostrils and deep
set eyes. Hinduism is the main religion in Angkor wat.

The aim of the Hindu way of life is to escape the
cycle of life and find moksha.

Being Hindu, two of their beliefs are reincarnation
and karma. They believe if you live a good life and
are a good person, you will have good karma in
your second life. how was the society organised during the Khmer Empire? khmer society, like many older cultures, was hierarchical. This means that everyone had their place and was looked down upon or looked up to depending on who they were. Khmer society was based around the king and the temples. The Rise Of The Empire! Angkor khmer people built a complex water system
to support the fish and rice industry they were involved in and also to fill the moats that surrounded Khmer Temples and royal buildings. The temples were an important
part to the rise of the empire.
the skills the Angkor Khmer people
had with finding ways to build and carve
the temples were absolutely amazing. GREATEST ACHIEVEMENTS! The Angkor/Khmer empire had several features that made it significant at the time of the empire and even now. All around the Angkor Khmer temples there are stone carvings. Many people believe that some of the stone carvings describe how the society was. The main greatest achievements link to why the Empire came to power.
the heart of the fish and rice industry and the water system Tonel Sap Lake is one of the main achievements. Fall Of The Empire After all the success of the water system,
it became to complex and started to become
apart of the fall of the empire.
There were many floods which led to blocking
and destroying the rice crops. Due to the water system failing leaving
no rice or fish and no money coming in
the Angkor Khmer people had no food
which led to starvation. The plague, or Black Death, is believe to
first appeared in China around 1345.
it is believe it spread rapidly down through
South East Asia which means the Angkor Khmer
Empire would of most likely been affected.
Devastating the society by killing large groups of
the population. Harvests and Trade would have suffered. The result of the failed water system, famine and the plague made the Khmer Empire vulnerable to attack, which forced many people to abandon Angkor wot. THE END!
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