Tiglath-pileser III

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Tiglath-pileser III

n
(Biography) known as Pulu. died ?727 bc, king of Assyria (745–727), who greatly extended his empire, subjugating Syria and Palestine

Tig•lath-pi•le•ser III

(ˈtɪg læθ pɪˈli zər, -paɪ-)
n.
died 727 B.C., king of Assyria 745–727.
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Taking developments to Marduk's kingship in Babylon as suitable parallels for the new Israelite expression, he posits the changes in YHWH's kingship as a Judahite response to the military, religious, and political presence of Neo-Assyrian imperialism under the reign of Tiglath-pilesar III (744-727 BC).
In the eighth century B.C.E., the source of the darkness was the Assyrian invasion under Tiglath-Pilesar III. But following the death of the Assyrian monarch, the prophet declares that in the darkness, light has shined!
In a bibliographic study, Steven Holloway unravels how the nineteenth century thought about Sargon II and Tiglath-pilesar III, and Richard Averbeck explores the problems Gudea of Lagash had in finding out what the god wanted, unlike the ready revelation in the Bible.