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Langkasuka (-langkha Sanskrit for "resplendent land" -sukkha of "bliss") was apparently the oldest kingdom on the Malay peninsula. According to tradition the founding of the kingdom happened in the 2nd century. Malay legends claim that Langkasuka was founded at Kedah, and later moved to Pattani. The Malay Peninsula (Malay: Semenanjung Melayu) is a major peninsula located in Southeast Asia. ... (1st century - 2nd century - 3rd century - other centuries) Events Roman Empire governed by the Five Good Emperors (96–180) – Nerva, Trajan, Hadrian, Antoninus Pius, Marcus Aurelius. ... Map showing Kedah in Peninsular Malaysia Kedah (Jawi:قدح, pop. ... Pattani (Thai ปัตตานี) is one of the southern provinces (changwat) of Thailand. ...


The name Langkasuka was also mentioned in Malay and Javanese chronicles, while the Chinese chronicles mention a state Lang-ya-hsiu or Lang-chia-shu, which is usually identified to mean the same polity. In 515 AD king Bhagadatta first established relations with China, with further embassies sent in 523, 531 and 568. In the 12th century Langkasuka was a tributary to the Srivijaya empire, and around the 15th century it became replaced by the Pattani kingdom. Events Births Deaths Northern Wei Xuan Wu Di, ruler of the Chinese Northern Wei Dynasty Euphemius, deposed Patriarch of Constantinople Categories: 515 ... Events August 13 - John succeeds Hormisdas as Pope. ... Events End of the reign of Northern Wei Chang Guang Wang, ruler of the Chinese Northern Wei Dynasty. ... Events April 1 - King Alboin leads the Lombards into Italy; refugees fleeing from them go on to found Venice. ... (11th century - 12th century - 13th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 12th century was that century which lasted from 1101 to 1200. ... Srivijaya (-jaya meaning success or excellence) was an ancient kingdom on the island of Sumatra which was to influence much of the Malay Archipelago. ... (14th century - 15th century - 16th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 15th century was that century which lasted from 1401 to 1500. ... The Kingdom of Pattani was a Malay state approximately covering the area of the modern Thai provinces of Pattani, Yala and Narathiwat. ...


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Langkasuka (-langkha Sanskrit for "resplendent land" -sukkha of "bliss") was an ancient kingdom Hindu located in the Malay Peninsula.
Malay legends claim that Langkasuka was founded at Kedah, and later moved to Pattani.
In the 12th century Langkasuka was a tributary to the Srivijaya empire, and around the 15th century it was replaced by the Pattani kingdom.
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