Virtual Angkor

2021-01-28 ··· Tom Chandler, Brent McKee, Mike Yeates, Adam Clulow, Bernard Keo, Samuel Horewood, Dr. Martin Polkinghorne, Cindy A. Nguyen

2018 Winner of the AHA Roy Rosenzweig Prize, Virtual Angkor is a groundbreaking collaboration between Virtual History Specialists, Archaeologists and Historians designed to bring the Cambodian metropolis of Angkor to life. Built for the classroom, it has been created to take students into a 3D world and to use this simulation to ask questions about Angkor’s place in larger networks of trade and diplomacy, its experience with climate variability and the structure of power and kingship that underpinned the city. Can be used in-class or remotely to help students explore the ancient world from the comfort of their own computer screen.

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Title

Virtual Angkor

Creator

Tom Chandler, Brent McKee, Mike Yeates, Adam Clulow, Bernard Keo, Samuel Horewood, Dr. Martin Polkinghorne, Cindy A. Nguyen

Date

2021-01-28

Contributor

Calida O'Brien

Language

English (EN)

Abstract

2018 Winner of the AHA Roy Rosenzweig Prize, Virtual Angkor is a groundbreaking collaboration between Virtual History Specialists, Archaeologists and Historians designed to bring the Cambodian metropolis of Angkor to life. Built for the classroom, it has been created to take students into a 3D world and to use this simulation to ask questions about Angkor’s place in larger networks of trade and diplomacy, its experience with climate variability and the structure of power and kingship that underpinned the city. Can be used in-class or remotely to help students explore the ancient world from the comfort of their own computer screen.

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