Khaldis

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Template:Relate The Khaldis was a conglomeration of at least 79 different gods known to the Urartians and Hurrians. The inscription of Argistis near Lake Van states:

"This is the spoil of the cities which I obtained for the people of the Khaldis its one year... To Khaldis, the giver, to the Khaldises. the supreme givers, she children of Khaldis the mighty....."

From this we can derive that The Pantheon - the khaldis - may also refer to a sphere of religion or cultural influence of a particular way of life the people of the area followed.

This Pantheon was the traditional religion in the area Abram hailed from Ur-Of-The-Khaldis and it is likely it may have had some influence on his theology. Moreover it seems from the inscription that the Khaldis was a divine collective which may have been somewhat akin to the Hebrew Elohim used as a singular noun while Elohim used as a plural fits Khaldises.

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