Aeneid VII 196

Cinefactus

Censor
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Dīcite, Dardanidae neque enim nescīmus et urbem
et genus, audītīque advertitis aequore cursum

The meaning of the last part is clear, but how does the grammar work? Why isn't it an ACI or a participle?
 

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Civis Illustris
The quote is from book 7.

Why isn't it an ACI or a participle?

auditi is a participle :p

You, the heard-of ones (auditi = the ones that have been heard of by us = the ones that we heard of), set course on the sea (you came on the sea).
 

Cinefactus

Censor
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You, the heard-of ones (auditi = the ones that have been heard of by us = the ones that we heard of), set course on the sea (you came on the sea).
Ah, that makes sense.
 
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