Einhard wrote:Salvete omnes,
It's been a while since I last posted. I've been nusy with other things, but have been keeping an eye on my latin all the same. Anyway, I have a few lines that are causing me a little trouble, and would be grateful if anyone could advise me:
Immo vero etiam in senatum venit, fit publici consili particeps,...
On the contrary he actually comes into the senate, a participant of a public plan becomes
I really can't figure out the latter half.
[b]At nos vicesimum iam diem patimur hebescere aciem horum auctoritatis
But for the 20th day now we are suffering the blade of the authority of these institutions to grow blunt
Here I've parsed "horum" as substantive and linked "aciem" with "auctoritatis". It seems correct, but doesn't read very well so I'm slightly unsure.
That's it. Thanks in advance.