Easton's Bible Dictionary (1897)/Tiglath-Pileser I

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“Tiglath-Pileser I”
Easton's Bible Dictionary (1897)
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See the modern Wikipedia entry at Tiglath-Pileser I.

Tiglath-Pileser I (not mentioned in Scripture) was the most famous of the monarchs of the first Assyrian empire (about B.C. 1110). After his death, for two hundred years the empire fell into decay. The history of David and Solomon falls within this period. He was succeeded by his son, Shalmaneser II.