Men of Men Setting & Symbolism

Wilbur Smith
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Colesberg Kopje

Site north of the Cape and Table Mountain in Africa where diamonds have been found as big as grapeshot. It is the place where Zouga Ballantyne buys his first two claims.

Ballantyne Concession

The title for all the mineral wealth of a large area of African interior about the size of France to which Ballantyne owned for one thousand years, negotiated carefully from a black king of the Matabele named Mzilikazi, after which he named the land Zambezi.

Devil's Own

The name given to the two "briefies" owned by Jock Danby and the first claims purchased by Zouga Ballantyne at Colesberg kopje.

I.D.B.

Illegal Diamond Buyers - rogues who prowl the claim towns searching to purchase diamonds that have not been properly procured, stolen or belong to black men who are not legally allowed to own them by law.

Kimberley

Site of diamond mines...

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