Tiglath-pileser III
biographical name died 727 B.C. king of Assyria (745-727)

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  • Tiglath-Pileser III — Tiglath Pileser III: stela from the walls of his palace (British Museum, London). Tiglath Pileser III (from the Hebraic form[1] of Akkadian: Tukultī apil Ešarra, my trust is in the son of Esharra ) was a prominent king of …   Wikipedia

  • Tiglath-pileser III — [tig′lath΄ pī lē′zər, tig′lath΄pilē′zər] died 727? B.C.; king of Assyria (745? 727?) …   English World dictionary

  • Tiglath-pileser III — died 727 B.C., king of Assyria 745 727. * * * 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 …   Universalium

  • Tiglath-Pileser III — King of Assyria. 745 727 BC.     Assyria, as the great northern power of the Near East, needed to gain access to a sea coast and to the products of the Levant, particularly timber. Under Tiglathpileser III, the revitalised and ambitious *Assyrian …   Ancient Egypt

  • TIGLATH-PILESER III — (reigned 744–727 B.C.)    Assyrian king who succeeded Ashur nirari V, probably in the course of a palace coup at Kalhu. He repressed all resistance to his rule and set about regaining Assyrian influence in the Near East. He was a tireless… …   Historical Dictionary of Mesopotamia

  • Tiglath-pileser III — /ˌtɪglæθ pəˈlizə/ (say .tiglath puh leezuh), / paɪ / (say puy ) noun died 727 BC, king of Assyria 745–727 BC …   Australian English dictionary

  • Tiglath-pileser III — Tig•lath pi•le•ser III [[t]ˈtɪg læθ pɪˈli zər, paɪ [/t]] n. big died 727 b.c., king of Assyria 745–727 …   From formal English to slang

  • Tiglath-Pileser III —    Or Tilgath Pil neser, the Assyrian throne name of Pul (q.v.). He appears in the Assyrian records as gaining, in the fifth year of his reign (about B.C. 741), a victory over Azariah (= Uzziah in 2 Chr. 26:1), king of Judah, whose achievements… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Tiglath-pileser III — died 727 B.C., king of Assyria 745 727 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tiglath-Pileser I — Tiglath Pileser I (from the Hebraic form[1] of Akkadian: Tukultī apil Ešarra, my trust is in the son of Esharra ) (ܬܲܟܲܠܬܝܼ ܐܵܦܸܠ ܥܝܼܫܵܪܵܐ) was a king of Assyria during the Middle Assyrian period (1114–1076 BC). According to Georges Roux,… …   Wikipedia

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