Difference between revisions of "Sceptre"

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A '''sceptre''' or '''scepter''' is a symbolic ornamental [[Staff (stick)|staff]] held by a ruling [[monarch]], a prominent item of royal [[regalia]].<br>Some computer games use the word to denote a weapon, a more ornate and decorated [[mace]]. So far as is known, in real life the weapon was a weapon, and the ornamental staff merely a signifier of rank.
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A '''sceptre''' or '''scepter''' is a symbolic ornamental [[Staff (stick)|staff]] held by a ruling [[monarch]], a prominent item of royal [[regalia]].
   
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Some computer games use the word to denote a [[weapon]], a more ornate and decorated [[mace]]. So far as is known, in real life the weapon was a weapon, and the ornamental staff merely a signifier of [[rank]].
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''This page was originally based on the [[Wikipedia:Sceptre|Sceptre]] article in [[Wikipedia]]''
 
''This page was originally based on the [[Wikipedia:Sceptre|Sceptre]] article in [[Wikipedia]]''

Latest revision as of 23:35, 14 June 2013

A sceptre or scepter is a symbolic ornamental staff held by a ruling monarch, a prominent item of royal regalia.

Some computer games use the word to denote a weapon, a more ornate and decorated mace. So far as is known, in real life the weapon was a weapon, and the ornamental staff merely a signifier of rank.

This page was originally based on the Sceptre article in Wikipedia