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"The Twilight of Civilizations" Angkor Wat


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Posted 18 March 2018 - 02:31 PM

Better than average documentary featuring Angkor Wat. Not only is the architecture astounding but the basic plan for a long term system of waterways is documented. These canals and reservoirs are what powered this large system of geopolitical control. A compelling explanation of it's abandonment is proposed by mapping out the entire region with geo satellite technology...

"The Twilight of Civilizations" Angkor: The Sunken Kingdom



Drastic and sudden climate change, religious and political struggles, societal upheavals -- all of these causes may have led to the decline of the civilization that left behind Angkor Wat.


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Posted 18 March 2018 - 03:56 PM

The bit about a large battle lost at the hands of the Ayutthaya, Siam kingdom was interesting.  


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Posted 06 May 2018 - 09:34 PM

The extent of the water working structures in the entire area is amazing. Hundreds of years of diverting the water took their toll. No wonder the population in the area dwindled. Pretty cool documentary.


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