In the early Hebrew manuscripts, Ezra and Nehemiah were one book as are our two books for Samuel, Kings, and Chronicles. Ezra and Nehemiah may well have been written by both.

 1  Exiles return to Jerusalem
 2  List of families who returned
 3  Rebuilding the altar
 4  Opposition to rebuilding
 5  More opposition letter to Darius
 6  Decree of Darius; temple completed
 7  Letter from Artaxerxes; Ezra comes
 8  Families and settling
 9  Prayer about intermarriage
10  Confession; intermarriage

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Gateway to All Lands
From History of the Persian Empire by A.T. Olmstead, 1948.