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  1. Tiglath-Pileser III [b] ( Neo-Assyrian Akkadian: 𒆪𒋾𒀀𒂍𒈗𒊏, romanized: Tukultī-apil-Ešarra, [4] meaning "my trust belongs to the son of Ešarra"; [2] [c] Biblical Hebrew: תִּגְלַת פִּלְאֶסֶר‎, romanized: Tīglaṯ Pīlʾeser) was the king of the Neo-Assyrian Empire from 745 BC to his death in 727. One of the most prominent and historically significant ...

  2. Tiglath-pileser III was the king of Assyria (745–727 bc) who inaugurated the last and greatest phase of Assyrian expansion. He subjected Syria and Palestine to his rule, and later (729 or 728) he merged the kingdoms of Assyria and Babylonia. Since the days of Adad-nirari III (reigned 810–783 bc)

  3. Jun 19, 2014 · Tiglath Pileser III (745-727 BCE) was among the most powerful kings of the Neo-Assyrian Empire and, according to many scholars, the founder of the empire (as opposed to the claims for Adad Nirari II...

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  4. Tiglath-pileser III, (flourished 8th century bc ), King of Assyria (r. 745–727 bc) who led the last and greatest phase of Assyrian expansion. On taking the throne, he immediately set about strengthening Assyria. He subdivided large provinces to quash independence movements, had officials report directly to him, and resettled tens of thousands ...

  5. Tiglath-pileser saw this as a provocation and a challenge to Assyria's primacy in the region. He repeatedly led the Assyrian army against Mukin-zeri and ultimately defeated him, taking the crown of Babylon for himself in 729 BC. For the remainder of his reign, Tiglath-pileser ruled both as the king of Assyria and the king of Babylon.

  6. Nov 8, 2019 · One of the greatest Assyrian kings is the subject of our next bioarchaeography: Tiglath-Pileser III. In the spring of 745 BC, Pulu, the governor of Calah, seized the Assyrian throne during a rebellion against the weak king, Ashur-nirari V. He assumed the name, Tiglath-Pileser, and quickly reorganized the kingdom by centralizing his power and ...

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  8. Tiglath-Pileser III - New World Encyclopedia. Tiglath-Pileser III— stela from the walls of his palace ( British Museum, London) Tiglath-Pileser III (Akkadian: Tukultī-apil-Ešarra, "my trust is in the son of Esharra") was a prominent king of Assyria in the eighth century B.C.E. (745–727 B.C.E. ). He initiated a major phase of Assyrian ...

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