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Tiglath-pileser I

[tig-lath-pi-lee-zer, -pahy-]
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  1. died 1102? b.c., king of Assyria c1115–1102?.

Tiglath-pileser III

  1. died 727 b.c., king of Assyria 745–727.
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Historical Examples

  • The price which had to be paid for Tiglath-Pileser's intervention was vassalage and tribute.

    The Expositor's Bible

    F. W. Farrar

  • Tiglath-Pileser expressly says that he himself slew Pekah and appointed Hoshea.

  • Ahaz may have had this lesson impressed on his mind by his visit to Tiglath-Pileser.

  • Some identify it with Itibi'alu of an inscription of Tiglath-Pileser.

  • Tiglath-pileser IV was great both as a warrior and as a statesman.

    Archology and the Bible

    George A. Barton

British Dictionary definitions for tiglath-pileser

Tiglath-pileser I

  1. king of Assyria (?1116–?1093 bc), who extended his kingdom to the upper Euphrates and defeated the king of Babylonia

Tiglath-pileser III

  1. known as Pulu. died ?727 bc, king of Assyria (745–727), who greatly extended his empire, subjugating Syria and Palestine
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