Tiglath Pileser Ill

Tiglath Pileser Ill was a capable king of Assyria, military leader, and the founder of the second Assyrian Empire. He is considered one of the most successful generals in military history, as well as an energetic and efficient ruler and reformer. Tiglath Pileser Ill conquered Syria and Palestine, and merged Babylonia with Assyria. He introduced the policy of transplanting subject populations- that is, the defeated people were moved away from their homeland and forced to settle in a new place.