Is there really any difference between a fasces & a swagger stick?

Other than the obvious extreme degree of the fasces. Seems they re both items of corporal punishment used by a military-type authority as a symbol of one s authority?

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  • 3 years ago
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    The symbolism is similar, power, authority with a hint of violent punishment.

    Something like the Smiting Stick

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