Principal Characters in the Story

M'HUDI  (a harvester), heroine of the tale, (pron. Moody)

RA-THAGA  (the bird man), her husband.

MZILIKAZI  (the female mourner), King of the Matebele and Emperor of Central South Africa.

UMNANDI  (the sweet one), his favourite spouse.

NO-MENTI,  another spouse, bitterly jealous of UMNANDI

LANGA  (sun), Crown Prince of the Matebele

GUBUZA,  Commander-in-Chief of the Matabele Impies.

QANDA
TABATA
SITONGA
DAMBUZA
DINGISWAYO
  }  

Other warriors, and Uncles of Langa.

TAUANA  (Lion's whep), Chief of the Barolong.

MOROKA  (Rainmaker), Chief of another Barolong clan.

TAAIBOS,  a Quoranna Chief.

TON-QON,  (his headman), a villain.

POTGIETER
*SAREL SILL-JAY
  }  
Boer Voortrekker Leaders

*PHIL-JAY,  a noble Boer.

*PHIL-JUNE
VAN ZIJL
  }  
His friends

ANNETJE,  PHIL-JAY's Fiance and sister to VAN ZIJL.

 

* These Boer names are written as pronounced. The conventional spelling should be CARL CELLIERS, DE VILLIERS and VILJOEN.

Principal Characters in the Story

M'HUDI  (a harvester), heroine of the tale, (pron. Moody)

RA-THAGA  (the bird man), her husband.

MZILIKAZI  (the female mourner), King of the Matebele and Emperor of Central South Africa.

UMNANDI  (the sweet one), his favourite spouse.

NO-MENTI,  another spouse, bitterly jealous of UMNANDI

LANGA  (sun), Crown Prince of the Matebele

GUBUZA,  Commander-in-Chief of the Matabele Impies.

QANDA
TABATA
SITONGA
DAMBUZA
DINGISWAYO
  }  

Other warriors, and Uncles of Langa.

TAUANA  (Lion's whep), Chief of the Barolong.

MOROKA  (Rainmaker), Chief of another Barolong clan.

TAAIBOS,  a Quoranna Chief.

TON-QON,  (his headman), a villain.

POTGIETER
*SAREL SILL-JAY
  }  
Boer Voortrekker Leaders

*PHIL-JAY,  a noble Boer.

*PHIL-JUNE
VAN ZIJL
  }  
His friends

ANNETJE,  PHIL-JAY's Fiance and sister to VAN ZIJL.

 

* These Boer names are written as pronounced. The conventional spelling should be CARL CELLIERS, DE VILLIERS and VILJOEN.