"Know that the trying of your faith worketh patience. Let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing" James 1:3. "In patience posses ye your souls," Luke 21:19.- ie. Posses your souls to posses the Kingdom!
Map of the Old Greek Empire
Source:'The Oxford Bible Atlas (2nd edition)' and 'The Times Concise Atlas of the Bible.'
It is from within these ancient Greek borders that the Northern army of the beast will be assembled.