The Singapura Kingdom, as told by the Malay Annals
1299 - 1396
The Singapura Kingdom rose from the ashes of the Srivijaya Empire in the 14ᵗʰ century. Favourable winds coupled with strong trade and diplomatic networks allowed Singapura to grow to great heights. However, at the turn of the century, everything changed, leading to the Kingdom’s fall.
Global and Regional Rivalries Resulting in Singapore’s Decline
1400 - 1613
After the fall of the Singapura Kingdom, Singapore still played a significant role in the region, including being the site of resistance against the Portuguese, and a trading post. However, its fortunes dimmed again after yet another attack.