When he was seeing the beast/kingdome he was looking backwards however when danile seen them he was looking forward. The beast at that time was Rome also into the future and the role the it would play in current world events. It's ruling/governing structure and the role of the RCC as one of the two women in Revelation.<quoted text>the catholics on here say that John was looking backwards and nero was the anti christ.
one theory is wrong.
If you like the theory of Nero more power to ya.......lol