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Tiglath-Pileser
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Form in the Bible (2 Kg 16,7; 1 Chr 5,6; 26; 2 Chr 28,20: Gr. Thalga(th)phellasár) and in Josephus (Ant. Iud. 9,11,1: Gr. Theglaphalasár) of the Assyrian royal name Tukultī-apil-Ešarra ('the hereditary son of the Temple of Ešarra - i.e. the god “Ninurta” - is my support'). Of the three Assyrian rulers with this name two were of great significance:

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[1] T. I (1115-1076 BC)

(1115-1076 BC). With his far-reaching campaigns, e.g. against the Aramaeans and the Mušku people (Moschi) on the upper reache…

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Frahm, Eckart (Heidelberg), “Tiglath-Pileser”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 25 May 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1214020>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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