Outline of Burmese History
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Outline of Burmese History

1929

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Decline of the Ari - - - - 19-21 1058 Earliest inscription in Burmese - - 21 1059 Anawrahta begins the Shwezigon - - 25 ? Anawrahta reduces north Arakan - - 21 visits Yunnan - - - - 22. builds Kyaukse canals - - - 1.8 1071 ' Cingalese missions - - 24 1084 Talaings raid Pagan - - - - - 27 1090 Kyanzittha builds the Ananda first of the great temples - - - - - 31 ? Burmese mission to Buddhagaya. [...] Rise of Cingalese religious influence on Burma 45CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE PAGE 1218 Nantaungmya builds the Htilominlo last of the great temples - - - - 48 1273 Narathihapate slays the ambassadors of Kubla Khan - - - - 53 1277 Battle of Ngasaunggyan - - - 54 1280 Foundation of Toungoo - - - - 78 1281 Wareru becomes lord of Martaban - - 70 Wareru dhammat hat - - - - 71 1287 Tartars enter Pagan - - - 57 [...] He had seen Shan irrigation and now as he stood on the summit of Pyetkaywe Hill (Ilavuttaung).18 THE KY ALUM CANALS the sight of the waters swirling at the foot of the Shan hills suggested a work of merit which would atone for the death of his foster-brother Sokka-te ; and he constructed the irrigation system which still enriches Kyaukse. [...] Thirdly the Burmese adopted the Ta.laing alphabet and for the first time wrote their language : the earliest inscription in Bumese is dated 1058 the year after the conquest and as might be expected the spelling of the early inscritions is crude and variable for the scribes were feeling their way. [...] Shin Arahan the primate led him by the hand maidens of noble birth bore the holy water the coronation exhortations were uttered the white umbrella was held over him he was fanned with the yaktail on his head was set the crown the sword of state was slung to his side and the golden sandals were bound to his feet.

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233
SARF Document ID
sarf.143775
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United States

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