When did the Angkor empire rise and fall?
The Rise and Fall of the Khmer Empire during the Angkor period, 9th to 15th century A.D.
What happened to Angkor?
A wonder of the ancient world
The accepted view has been that Angkor collapsed suddenly in 1431, following an invasion by inhabitants of the powerful city of Ayutthaya, in modern day Thailand. … “We certainly didn’t find evidence of the sacking in 1431, and a sudden abandonment of the city.