Share this entry

Share this page

Tiglath-pileser

Line breaks: Tiglath-pileser
Pronunciation: /ˌtɪɡlaθpʌɪˈliːzə
 
/

Definition of Tiglath-pileser in English:

1The name of three kings of Assyria, notably:
1.1 Tiglath-pileser I, reigned circa 1115-circa 1077 bc. He extended Assyrian territory, taking Cappadocia, reaching Syria, and defeating the king of Babylonia.
1.2 Tiglath-pileser III, reigned circa 745–727 bc. He brought the Assyrian empire to the height of its power, subduing large parts of Syria and Palestine, and conquered Babylonia.

Definition of Tiglath-pileser in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day ingratiate
Pronunciation: ɪnˈɡreɪʃɪeɪt
verb
bring oneself into favour with someone through flattery…