1260 Days

This prophetic time period is mentioned seven times in Daniel and Revelation:

In summary: The 1260 days is the period during which the little horn or beast power was to exercise authority on earth and oppress God's people. In prophetic symbolism, a "day" stands for a year in actual time. Thus this period describes 1260 years during which the little horn was to maintain supremacy. This period lasted from A.D. 538-1798. For information on the historical events which marked the beginning and the end of this period, see the documentation on the 1260 years.