Endnote 10 – Part III: How the Alphabet Democratized Civilization
Martin Bernal’s attempt to place the transmission of the alphabet to the Aegean before 1400 B.C.E. I believe to be without merit. See his Cadmean Letters: The Transmission of the Alphabet to the Aegean and Further West Before 1400 B.C. (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 1992).