Cambodia housed many universities during Angkor era

via Phnom Penh Post, 25 July 2017: I think a caveat must be made about the different meaning of ‘education’ and ‘university’ during Angkorian times…

When thinking about the Angkor era, it is common for one to conjure up images of towering infrastructure structures, such as the temples of Angkor Wat. However, what is less knows is that the Khmer ancestors were also able to receive high levels of education during the Angkor Empire.

Source: Cambodia housed many universities during Angkor era, Post Plus, Phnom Penh Post

Author: Noel Tan

Dr Noel Hidalgo Tan is the Senior Specialist in Archaeology at SEAMEO-SPAFA, the Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Archaelogy and Fine Arts.

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