|Service/branch||Royal Burmese Army|
|Years of service||1050s|
|Battles/wars||Pagan's conquest of Lower Burma|
Byatta (Burmese language:ဗျတ္တ, pronounced: [bjaʔta̰]) was a senior commander in the Royal Army of King Anawrahta. He was a Muslim seaman, who joined Anawrahta's service after having shipwrecked at Thaton. He fathered two sons by a woman from Popa district. The sons Shwe Hpyin Gyi and Shwe Hpyin Nge later entered the pantheon of Burmese spirits as Shwe Hpyin Brothers ရွှေဖျဉ်းညီနောင်.
- ↑ Harvey, G. E. (1925). History of Burma: From the Earliest Times to 10 March 1824. London: Frank Cass & Co. Ltd. p. 24.
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