a mountain some 1,200 feet high, about 7 miles north-west of Jericho, the traditional scene of our Lord's temptation ( Matthew 4:8 ).
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 Quarantania". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".