Bible Names N-Z : Tiglath-Pileser I.


Tiglath-Pileser I in Wikipedia 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, Tiglath-Pileser was, "one of the two or three great Assyrian monarchs since the days of Shamshi-Adad I".[2] From his surviving inscriptions, he seems to have carefully cultivated a fear of himself in his subjects and in his enemies alike...