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Hellenistic Invasions  
   

Hellenistic Invasions

Note the building on the left. Unlike any other ruin in Angkor, or Cambodia for that matter, its columns are round. Also, the structure has two floors with the same floor area. VERY Greek. No one knows why this building came to be.
Best Wishes From (and to) Phnom Penh

February 20th 2007
The road to the Cambodian capital from Siem Reap is smooth. The bus is inexpensive, and the journey is uneventful. All of these factors made for a very pleasant ride, indeed. I was compelled to write about this because you can take these things for granted when you live i ... read more
Asia » Cambodia » South » Phnom Penh

Cambodian Flag Most Cambodians consider themselves to be Khmers, whose Angkor Empire extended over much of Southeast Asia and reached its zenith between the 10th and 13th centuries. Subsequently, attacks by the Thai and Cham (from present-day Vietnam) weakened the ... ... read more
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