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Abandoned Town Or Capital?: Explore This Strange City In Myanmar

The name, which translates as ‘master’, was an appropriation of the term colonial subjects in Burma had to use for the British. Now it signified that Burmese citizens wanted to be masters of their own destiny. Bayinnaung was an expansionist ruler who waged relentless war in order to achieve increasingly larger regions of territory. His aggression is a great deal admired by the military rulers of today’s Burma, for whom he is a function model. Upon his death in 1581 at 66 years of age his rule stretched over virtually all of Burma, Thailand and Laos. What this method neglects...