a name derived from "Golan" (q.v.), one of the cities of refuge in the territory of Manasseh ( Joshua 20:8 ; 21:27 ; Deuteronomy 4:43 ). This was one of the provinces ruled by Herod Antipas. It lay to the east of the Lake of Galilee, and included among its towns Bethsaida-Julias ( Mark 8:22 ) and Seleucia.
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Gaulanitis". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".