Thaton


Thaton
   A town in Mon State north of Moulmein (Mawlamyine), the site of a thriving trade center and Mon kingdom in Lower Burma that was captured by King Anawrahta in 1057. The king, Manuha, was brought by Anawrahta back to Pagan (Bagan). Little remains of its former glory, except for the ruins of city walls.
   See also Manuha Temple.

Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar). . 2014.