Why do you think that God decides to reveal such specific details about future events to Daniel?

How does predictive prophecy like this serve to encourage our souls?  How does it help us to persevere through suffering and persecution?

How can we, as Christians today, go about interpreting a chapter like this?  What are some resources that we can use to try and gain some perspective?  How would you go about teaching this chapter to someone who was not familiar with it?

Take some time to sketch out an outline of the different kings and events that are chronicled in Daniel 11.