what master's thesis

topic Czech Translations of the Divine Office Prior to the Second Vatican Council

university University of South Bohemia, České Budějovice

year 2018/2019

field liturgical studies

submitted 2019-03-29 view at


The thesis is typeset using XeLaTeX and the build process is automated by a rake script. Custom Ruby scripts are used for some special text processing tasks.


  • current (2016) TeXLive distribution
  • ISO 690 bibliography style for biblatex
  • Ruby
  • Bundler
  • (there is also one utility script written in GNU Smalltalk, but it is not required for building the thesis)


  • go to the 'text' directory
  • execute bundle install to install required Ruby packages
  • execute rake
  • see directory 'text/vystup' for pdf output