Bagan Dynasty

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  • Pagan (Bagan) Dynasty —    (1044 ca. 1325)    Pagan (Bagan) was a small Burman city state established on the banks of the Irrawaddy (Ayeyarwady) River in what is now Mandalay Division in the ninth century CE. After King Anawrahta (r. 1044 1077) became its ruler, he… …   Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar)

  • Toungoo dynasty — The Toungoo dynasty (1486 1752) was one of the most powerful post Bagan Burmese kingdoms, over which seven kings reigned for a period of 155 years.King Mingyinyo (Minkyinyo, 1486 1531) founded the First Toungoo Dynasty (1486 1599) at Taungoo… …   Wikipedia

  • Toungoo (Taungoo) Dynasty —    (1486 1752)    Sometimes called the Second Burmese (Myanmar) Empire because, like the Pagan (Bagan) and Konbaung Dynasties, it unified the country. Historians generally divide it into two periods. The first, spanning the reigns of Minkyinyo (r …   Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar)

  • Konbaung Dynasty —    (1752 1885)    Sometimes called the Third Burmese (Myanmar) Empire because, like the Pagan (Bagan) and Toungoo (Taungoo) Dynasties, it unified the country. Established by Alaungpaya in 1752, it enjoyed a period of military expansion during the …   Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar)

  • Pagan —    (Bagan)    One of the most famous archeological sites in Southeast Asia, comparable to Angkor in Cambodia. It is located on the east bank of a bend in the Irrawaddy (Ayeyarwady) River in Mandalay Division. The Pagan region is bounded on the… …   Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar)

  • Islam in Burma — Part of a series on Islam by country Africa Algeria • …   Wikipedia

  • History of arrival of Islam in Burma — The first Muslims had landed in Myanmar (Burma’s) Ayeyarwady River delta, Tanintharyi coast and Rakhine as seamen in ninth century, prior to the establishment of the first Myanmar (Burmese) empire in 1055 AD by King Anawrahta of Bagan or Pagan.… …   Wikipedia

  • Introduction —    When Burma (Myanmar) achieved independence from British colonial rule in 1948, many observers viewed it with its high standards of education and abundant natural resources as one of the Asian countries most likely to achieve economic… …   Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar)

  • Literature of Burma — The literature of Burma (or Myanmar) spans over a millennium. Burmese literature was historically influenced by Indian and Thai cultures, as seen in many works, such as the Ramayana . The Burmese language, unlike other Southeast Asian languages… …   Wikipedia

  • Burmese literature — The literature of Burma (or Myanmar) spans over a millennium. Burmese literature was historically influenced by Indian and Thai cultures, as seen in many works, such as the Ramayana. The Burmese language, unlike other Southeast Asian languages (e …   Wikipedia

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