The Identity of the Little Horn in Daniel 8: Antiochus IV Epiphanes, Rome, or The Antichrist? Mark Hassler  May 23, 2016 Bible interpreters debate the identity of the little horn in Daniel 8. They even disagree on which verses in Daniel 8 pertain to the little horn. This article determines the pertinent verses by means of a structural and lexical analysis. It then compares the little horn to three primary candidates: Antiochus IV Epiphanes, Rome, and the antichrist. In light of the comparative analysis, the author evaluates the candidates in order to arrive at a conclusion concerning the little horn’s identity. Read the full article.