ARTERN, a town of Germany, in Prussian Saxony, on the Unstrut, at the influx of the Helme, at the junction of railways to Erfurt, Naumburg and Sangerhausen, 8 m.
SANGERHAUSEN, a town of Germany, in the Prussian province of Saxony, situated on the Gonna, near the south base of the Harz mountains, 30 m.
Sangerhausen is one of the oldest towns in Thuringia, being mentioned in a document of 991 as appertaining to the estates of the emperor.
Meyer, Chronik des landratlichen Kreises Sangerhausen (Nordhausen, 1892); and F.
Schmidt, Geschichte der Stadt Sangerhausen (Sangerhausen, 1906).