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scēptrum ī, n

, σκῆπτρον, a royal staff, sceptre: (rex) sedens cum sceptro: dextrā sceptrum gerebat, V.: rex sceptro insignis eburno, O. —Plur. for sing: Aeolus Sceptra tenens, V.: magnā Sceptra manu teneo, O.—A kingdom, rule, dominion, authority (sing. and plur.): mihi tu sceptra Iovemque Concilias, V.: pulsus solio sceptrisque paternis, V.: sceptro potiri perenni, O.

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