Bernal, “Black Athena, pp. 36–37, 416–422, see Michael Astour, Hellonosemitica: An Ethnic and Cultural Study in West Semitic Impact on Mycenean Greece (Leiden: Brill, 1967); and Cyrus Gordon, Before the Bible: The Common Background of Greek and Hebrew Civilizations (New York: Harper & Row, 1962). See also George F. Bass, “Response,” in the Challenge of Black Athena, p. 112.