Tiglathpileser I tĭg˝lăthpĭlē´zər [key], d. c.1074 BC, king of ancient Assyria. An able administrator, he was especially renowned for his military ability and invaded Asia Minor, N Syria, Armenia, and Babylonia. He rebuilt temples and palaces and recorded that he repaired all the irrigation works throughout the land.
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