Tiglath-Pileser II

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Tiglath-Pileser II
King of Assyria
King of the Middle Assyrian Empire
Reign967–935 BC
Predecessor Ashur-resh-ishi II
Successor Ashur-dan II
Issue Ashur-dan II
Father Ashur-resh-ishi II

Tiglath-Pileser II (from the Hebraic form [Note 1] of Akkadian Tukultī-apil-Ešarra) was King of Assyria from 967 BCE, when he succeeded his father Ashur-resh-ishi II, until his death in 935 BCE, when he was succeeded by his son Ashur-dan II. Little is known about his reign. [1]


See also


  1. Spelled as "תִּגְלַת פִּלְאֶסֶר" "Tiglath-Pileser" in the Books of Kings (2Kings 15:29) or as "תִּלְּגַת פִּלְנְאֶסֶר" "Tilgath-Pilneser" in the Books of Chronicles (2Chronicles 28:20).

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Preceded by
Ashur-resh-ishi II
King of Assyria
967935 BCE
Succeeded by
Ashur-dan II