Angkor and Cambodia in the Sixteenth Century
by Bernard Philippe Groslier
Seminal compendium of major Spanish and Portuguese sources on Angkor, B.P. Groslier's work (initially published in French in 1958) is also an important contribution on the "decline and fall" of the Angkorian Empire.View more
Enter the universe of the Ancient Khmer civilization, long gone and yet so vividly present in the stones and layouts of so many Angkorian temples, palaces, roads or bridges, but also in the traditions, beliefs and art forms of modern Cambodia.
Everyday, new discoveries are made, updated studies published, groundbreaking approaches added to the everlasting work of the first Angkor explorers.
The amount of information is often staggering. Angkor Database @ Templation Resort is the first attempt to a comprehensive resource for discerning travelers, first-time visitors and, overall, Angkor lovers.
To the Templation physical library, we are constantly adding online references, documents, photographs and films that will hopefully help you to immerse yourselves in the fascinating World of Angkor.
In collaboration with researchers, historians, artists, creators, we wish to show the scope of Angkorian influences on present-day culture and mores of the Cambodian people. This is an ongoing labor of love and respect dedicated to Cambodia and its perceptive visitors.
Timeless Khmer traditional music, with its Royal Court legacy, the influence of native peoples' dances and ceremonies, the derivations from neighboring cultures...and, always, Angkorian civilization in the background.
Our musical selection is now available on YouTube.Suscribe to Angkor Database Musical Library.
Independent researcher Kent Davis, founder of the Devata.org Project and DatASIA publisher, recently visited Templation Library, bringing with him several of DatASIA latest books, among them George Groslier's "Road of the Strong" in its English translation.
Living encyclopaedia on all things related to Angkor, Angkorian studies and literature about the ancient Khmer civilization, Kent shared with us many fascinating insights in regards to his ongoing researches and future publications.