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Pronunciation: /ˌtɪglaθpʌɪˈliːzə
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.

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