- King of Assyria.
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 state therefore attempted to bring the petty kingdoms of that area under its direct control.In the third year of his reign (742 BC), Tiglath-pileser III advanced into Syria and eventually brought the vassal states there under his influence; however, another rebellion arose amongst them and the *Assyrian king returned to quell the insurrection. By 738 BC, in order to prevent further trouble, the *Assyrians began a policy of direct annexation of the vassal states in Syria, but conflicts resulted in the devastation of Damascus and the deportation of a substantial proportion of the people to *Assyria. Similarly, in Israel, King Pekah was deposed and replaced by Hoshea.Egypt was drawn into the the combat because the petty kingdoms that had once been Egyptian client states now appealed to her for help. The accounts of Egyptian involvement with *Assyria are only preserved in the Old Testament and in cuneiform texts, but no reference to these events has been found in Egyptian records.BIBL. Von Zeissl, Athiopen und Assyrer in Agypten. Gluckstadt: 1944; Winton Thomas, D. (ed.) Documents from Old Testament times. London: 1958.see AssyriansBiographical Dictionary of Ancient Egypt by Rosalie and Antony E. David
Ancient Egypt. A Reference Guide. EdwART. 2011.
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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 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 — (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 — biographical name died 727 B.C. king of Assyria (745 727) … New Collegiate Dictionary
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
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