Does Nebuchadnezzar's dream in Daniel 4 about a cut-down tree have a hidden prophetic meaning for us today? Does Daniel 4 tell us that the ancient Babylonian Empire was imprisoned or chained or paralyzed since its fall in 539 B.C., but came back to power in 1982-exactly 2,520 years later? Is there ANY biblical or historical evidence for such a claim? Summary terms: city seven hills Justinian Charlemagne Hitler Mussolini Napoleon Holy Roman Empire Media Persia Greece Alexander insane stump bound band iron brass statue seven times day year Lateran Treaties Will Durant Common Market Treaty Rome Berlin Wall Iron Curtain euro. Key Words: Daniel Nebuchadnezzar Babylon Persia woman beast Revelation.