Here is a man who should be mentioned along with Napoleon, Alexander and Ceasar. He is the man who invented the Persian network of military roads. He is the man who invented military boots. He is the man who single-handedly changed the course of the Neo-Assyrian Empire in 745 BC. Meet Tiglath-pileser III, the greatest king Assyria ever had.

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