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Artano was one of the epithets of Sauron when he presented himself as Annatar, a servant of the Valar.[1]

[edit] Etymology

A Quenya name meaning 'high smith' that referred to the skills in crafting and making, elements ar- and tano.


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Unfinished Tales, "The History of Galadriel and Celeborn", note 7