The Buddhism of Annam is often described as corrupt and decadent.
There are four Pangerans, Annam being the most daring of the whole.
Beyond the plain rises a circle of hills formed by spurs of the mountains of Annam.
In 1882 new territory was acquired in Annam and, in 1884, Cambodia.
In this pause the Sung turned to the extreme south, and tried to gain influence there and in Annam.
But he alienated the affections of his subjects and was deposed by the intervention of Annam.
The tiger of Annam is terribly savage, and his strength is equal to his ferocity.
In 1650 they revolted against Annam without success and the king was captured.
Korea, Burma, and Annam became dependencies of China, and continued to send tribute as such even up to quite modern times.
In 1428 the Li dynasty came to the throne and ruled Annam at least in name until the end of the eighteenth century.
old alternative name for Vietnam, from Chinese, literally "pacified south," the name given to the old nation of Nam Viet by the Chinese after they conquered it 111 B.C.E. From an "peace" + nan "south." It was discarded upon restoration of Viet independence in 939 C.E., but it stuck in Western geographies and was reapplied to the region c.1790 by the French.