Mount of Temptation

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Coordinates: 31°52′26″N 35°25′53″E / 31.87389°N 35.43139°E / 31.87389; 35.43139

Mount of Temptation in 1910

The Mount of Temptation is said to be the hill in the Judean Desert where Jesus was tempted by Satan.[1] The exact location is unknown. It is generally identified with Mount Quarantania, a limestone mountain about 366 metres (1,200 feet) high, located about 11 km (6.8 mi) northwest of the town of Jericho.

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