Document: Commentaries on the Minor Prophets
Reference: CPL 589
Addressees: Pammachius, Chromatius, Paula, Eustochius, Exsuperius, Minervius, and Alexander.
Date: c. 390- 406 (Kelly p. 163, 220, 290)
Earliest ms.: Paris, France: Bibliotheque Nationale, Lat. 10600. 8-9th c). (Lambert, II: p. 177)
Latin Text: Adriaen, ed., Hieronymus: Commentarii in prophetas minores, CChr.SL 76 and 76A (Turnhout, 1969 and 1964)Jonah only: Y.-M. Duval, ed., Jerome, Commentaire sur Jonas, SC vol. 323 (Paris 1985)Migne, ed., Libri Commentariorum, PL vol. 25, coll. 947-1578A.
English Translation: T.M. Hegedus, Jerome’s Commentary on Jonah (Waterloo, Ont.1991) Each Prophet’s commentary has its own preface. The prefaces have been translated and summarized by W.H. Fremantle, “Prefaces to the Commentaries on the Minor Prophets” in NPNF2, vol. 6 (New York, 1893), pp. 501-02.
Notes: Though these commentaries eventually circulated as a unit, they were composed separately.  They were produced in a somewhat haphazard order (see the Jerome’s Works – Other” chart), because they were written at the behest of friends, and shorter books were sometimes undertaken when he had little time for writing (Kelly, p. 163).

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