Cambodia Pre Genocide.docx - Bryan Gomez Mr Fede Holocaust\/Genocide Studies I Cambodia Pre Genocide History of Cambodia Pre Genocide In the 1st century

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Bryan Gomez Mr. Fede Holocaust/Genocide Studies I 2/22/2018 Cambodia Pre Genocide History of Cambodia Pre Genocide In the 1st century the first kingdom of Cambodia was established, the Funan Empire. Its reign in Cambodia lasted from the 1st century to the 8th. Funan was considered the first Khmer Kingdom and was located on the Mekong River. Funan is recorded in Chinese Records as the first Indianized City in the region. It was founded by the Khmer and Mon people. The Funan were ruled under one absolute ruler, the ruler ran agricultural and used farming surpluses to maintain their lifestyle. The years 802- 1431 AD are referred to as the Angkor Period. It was during that time that the Khmer Kings ruled Cambodia. During the 6th century there were two kingdoms recorded in Chinese documentation, the Khmer and Sanskrit. These kingdoms were part of the Java Kingdom. In a Javanese court in 790 AD a prince was born who declared himself a descendent of the Funan Empire. At that point he declared the Khmer territory independent from the Java Kingdom. He
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