Tiglath-Pileser 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]

Tiglath-Pileser II
King of Assyria
King of the Middle Assyrian Empire
Reign967–935 BC
PredecessorAshur-resh-ishi II
SuccessorAshur-dan II
IssueAshur-dan II
FatherAshur-resh-ishi II

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  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).
  1. ^ Chisholm 1911, p. 968.


  •   This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainChisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Tiglath-Pileser s.v. Tiglath-Pileser II. or III.". Encyclopædia Britannica. Vol. 26 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 968.
Preceded by King of Assyria
967–935 BCE
Succeeded by