Monday, May 29, 2006

More warfare during the Razadarit era (c. 1403)

Here are two more condensations and interpretations of the Razadarit Ayeidawpon (c. 1385-1421). These passages are particularly rich, touching on topics such as using ocean tides as an offensive weapon, the impact of food supply on strategy, and heroism, estimating troop strength, and oaths:

14. The Mon tidal strategy and victory at Pankyaw (c. 1403)

15. Ava’s defeat at Pankyaw: food supply problems and the travails of a hero (c. 1403)