A 3rd-century text [word?] an older story about the creation

susanna76

Senior Member
Romanian
Hi,

I wonder what word I could use in the following example: "A 3rd-century text [word?] an older story about the creation of the world."

I want to say that the story was already circulating at the time when the writer put pen to paper. Any suggestions?

Thank you!
 
  • PaulQ

    Senior Member
    UK
    English - England
    "A 3rd-century text records/retells/recites an older story about the creation of the world."
     
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