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Ayutthaya Kingdom


กรุงศรีอยุธยา (Ayutthaya), The Former capitals of Thailand (Siam)


Royal Anthem Of Ayutthaya Kingdom - "สรรเสริญพระนารายณ์"


The queen of Ayutthaya Kingdom


Royal Anthem of Ayutthaya Kingdom (1687 - 1688) - "สรรเสริญพระนารายณ์"


HISTORY "The Ayutthaya Kingdom"

The Ayutthaya Kingdom was a Siamese kingdom that existed from 1351 to 1767. Ayutthaya was friendly towards foreign traders, including the Chinese, Vietnamese, Portuguese, Indians, Japanese, Koreans, Persians, and later the Spaniards, Dutch, English, and French, permitting them to set up villages outside the walls of the capital, also called Ayutthaya.
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  • Country facts 

  • Origins 

  • Early conquests and expansion 

  • Centralization and institutionalization 

  • First Burmese wars 

  • Foreign Influence and Dynastic Struggles 

  • Narai the Great and Revolution 

  • Second Burmese wars 

  • Downfall 

  • Kings 

  • Social classes 

  • Ranking of social classes 

  • Military 

  • Religion 

  • Arts and performances 

  • Indian influence on the Siamese language 

  • ''Ramakien'' 

  • Khun Chang Khun Phaen: the Siamese epic folk poem 

  • Architecture 

  • Clothing 

  • Economy 

  • Ayutthaya as international trading port 

  • Contacts with the West 

  • Contacts with East Asia 

  • Notable foreigners, 17th century Ayutthaya