The pagan and papal Dragons persecute the Jews and Christian Church.
The Judgement of 7 Trumpets: Trumpets 1-4: The Barbarians divide the Western Roman Empire. Trumpets 5 & 6: The Muslims destroy the Eastern Roman Empire.
Christ predicts the destruction of Jerusalem by the Roman Gentile and the scattering of the Jews and sets the time of their restoration to Palestine. John predicts the persecution of Jews and Christians by the Papal Gentile until its destruction in 1798.
World history climaxes in a clash of civilizations between Islam and Judeo-Christianity. The Papacy claims Jerusalem in a bid to establish world peace.
The 2,300-year prophecy and the start of the investigative judgement in heaven. Daniel 9 provides the starting point of the 2,300-year prophecy of Daniel 8.