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The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Olives, Mount of
ridge with three summits, stretching N. and S., E. of Jerusalem, in height 150 ft. above the city, 400 ft. above the intervening valley of Kedron, and 2682 ft. above the sea-level; so called as at one time studded with olive-trees; is celebrated as the scene of some of the most sacred events in the life of Christ.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Olives, Mount of'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/o/olives-mount-of.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.