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New Research Casts Doubt on Cause of Angkor’s Collapse

New University of Sydney research has revealed that the ancient Cambodian city of Angkor underwent a gradual decline in occupation rather than an abrupt collapse. Researchers have long debated the causes of Angkor’s demise in the 15th century. Historical explanations have emphasized the role of aggressive neighboring states, and the abandonment of Angkor in A.D. ...

Troy Oakes

The ancient city of Angkor Thom.