The A.D. 220f Hippolytus said in his Scholia on Daniel (7:7-19): "That there has arisen no other kingdom after that of the Greeks except that [Roman Empire] which stands sovereign at present, is manifest to all…. >From it will spring ten horns…. Now we ought to look for the ten horns which are to spring from it when the time of the Beast shall be fulfilled and the Little Horn which is Antichrist shall appear suddenly in their midst, and righteousness
shall be banished from the Earth…. The things will come to pass…. These things also shall certainly be fulfilled….