Inwa Period

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Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar). . 2014.

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  • Ava (Inwa) Period —    (1364 1555)    Following the collapse of the Pagan (Bagan) Dynasty at the beginning of the 14th century, central or Upper Burma was in a state of great upheaval as Shans (Tai) from what are now Yunnan Province in China and Burma s Shan State… …   Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar)

  • Literature, Burmese /Dynastic Period —    Burmese literature during the dynastic period from the early Pagan Dynasty until the end of the Konbaung Dynasty was characterized by strongly religious themes relating to Buddhism, an emphasis on the idealized achievements of kings, and the… …   Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar)

  • Ava —    (Inwa)    Meaning mouth of the river (in wa), Ava began its history as a royal capital during the reign of King Thadominbya (1364 1368) and remained the capital of Burman (Bamar) kingdoms until the early Toungoo Dynasty. King Thalun returned… …   Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar)

  • Military history of Burma — History of Burma Prehistory 11,000–200 BCE Pyu city states 200 BCE–835 CE Mon kingdoms 825?–1057 Arakanese kingdoms 788?–1406 …   Wikipedia

  • History of Burma — Prehistory 11,000–200 BCE Pyu city states 200 BCE–835 CE Mon kingdoms 825?–1057 Arakanese kingdoms 788?–1406 …   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)

  • 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)

  • Rakhine people — Infobox Ethnic group group=Rakhine (Arakanese) poptime=3.5 4 million (est.) popplace=Myanmar, Eastern Bangladesh rels=Theravada Buddhism langs=Arakanese related=The Rakhine people (MYname|MY=ရခိုင္လူမ်ဳိး၊MLCTS=ra. khuing lu myo:; IPA2|ja̰kʰàin… …   Wikipedia

  • Ava — Innwa (MYname|MY=အင်းဝမြို့|MLCTS=ang: wa. mrui.; formerly Ava) is a city in the Mandalay Division of Burma, situated just to the south of Amarapura on the Ayeyarwady River. Its formal title is Ratanapura (my|ရတနာပူရ), which means City of Gems in …   Wikipedia

  • Muslims in Burma —    Members of the Islamic community have lived in Burma since before the Pagan Dynasty, arriving by way of Indian Ocean trade routes and the Indian subcontinent. At the beginning of the 21st century, the Burmese government estimated that Muslims… …   Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar)

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