Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Olives, The Mount of, or Mount Olivet (Mod. Jebel el-Tirr), a, hill facing the eastern side of the Temple in Jerusalem, and separated therefrom by the brook Kidron. Here Christ delivered his Sermon on the Mount, and hence, according to an unsupported tradition, the Ascension took place.

“But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.”
Romans 5:8