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The Armies of Angkor Military Structure and Weaponry of the Khmers by Michel Jacq-Hergoualc"h

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Published by Orchid Press .
Written in English


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  • Military,
  • Cambodia,
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Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9182387M
ISBN 109745240966
ISBN 109789745240964

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Mordor was a black, volcanic plain located in the southeast of Middle-earth to the East of Gondor, Ithilien and the great river Anduin. Mordor was chosen by Sauron to be his realm because of the mountain ranges surrounding it on three sides, creating a natural fortress against his enemies. Mordor was protected from three sides by large mountain ranges, arranged roughly in a rectangular manner. Rakshasa (Sanskrit: राक्षस, rākṣasa) is a supernatural being in Hindu this mythology influenced other religions, the rakshasa was later incorporated into sas are also called "man-eaters" (nri-chakshas, kravyads).A female rakshasa is known as a rakshasi.A female rakshasi in human form is a terms asura and rakshasa are sometimes used. Bokator, or more formally, L'bokator (Khmer: ល្បុក្កតោ) is a Khmer martial art that includes weapons techniques. One of the oldest existing fighting systems in Cambodia, oral tradition indicates that bokator or an early form thereof was the close quarter combat system used by the armies before Angkor 1, years ago. The term bokator translates as "pounding a lion" from the. The large population of Angkor enabled the kingdom to support large free standing armies, which were sometimes deployed to conquer neighbouring princedoms or kingdoms. Series of conquests were led to expand the kingdom's influence over areas surrounding Angkor and Tonle Sap, the Mekong valley and delta, and surrounding lands.