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Art history project angkor wat

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2012 Nov. 6th
Gordon Yoo

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Art history project angkor wat

  1. 1. Angkor WatArt History ProjectGordon Yoo2012 Nov. 6th
  2. 2. The Largest Religious Building
  3. 3. Where and When• In city Angkor, Cambodia• Early 12th Century (1113~1150)
  4. 4. Meanings of Its Name• Angkor – City• Wat - Temple
  5. 5. It’s Purpose• It was built by the Khmer civilization• To honor the memory of Suryavarman II• Dedicated to Vishnu
  6. 6. Vishnu (Hindu Mythology)
  7. 7. Now, a Buddhist Temple
  8. 8. The Reliefs
  9. 9. Churning of the Ocean of Milk
  10. 10. Churning of the Ocean of Milk
  11. 11. Churning of the Ocean of Milk • Creative: Brahma • Destructive : Shiva
  12. 12. Churning of the Ocean of Milk • Accidently freed the Apsaras
  13. 13. Battle of Lanka
  14. 14. Battle between Justice and Evil • Rama vs. Rayana • Rama = the seventh incarnation of Vishnu • Rayana = beast • Hamunam, The Monkey King
  15. 15. Battle of Kurukshetra
  16. 16. Army of King Suryavarman II
  17. 17. Army of King Suryavarman II
  18. 18. Other Reliefs
  19. 19. Take your time
  20. 20. And Enjoy 
  21. 21. Thank You
  22. 22. Bibliography• http://www.whycenter.com/why-was-angkor-wat-built/• http://seasia.go2c.info/view.php?doc=khAngkorWat• http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angkor_Wat• http://www.cambodia-picturetour.com/angkor-wat-temple- of-the-capital/• http://www.holiday-in-angkor-wat.com/angkor-wat-bas.html

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