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2010-08-13 11:16:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Phoenix Ancient Art, one of the world's most eminent galleries specializing in Classical Antiquities, is pleased to announce that it will exhibit in the Biennale des Antiquaires in Paris at the Grand Palais (15-22 September 2010). Hicham Aboutaam, co-owner of Phoenix Ancient Art, says, "We love the Biennale. It provides the ideal setting for us to show our most significant works in the company of some of the most distinguished dealers in the world. In...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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