The Egyptian Ministry of Culture has announced that it will make some of its publications available online to readers in PDF form for free through its own website, in a bid to help keep people at home amid the novel coronavirus outbreak.
The ministry announced a campaign called Khaleek Fil Bayt (Stay At Home), one that will including making its publications its theatre productions and video archives available online for free to watch and download.
The ministry has many publication series, including a heritage book series in addition to recent and contemporary books that range from philosophy to history to literature and sociology.
The ministry's books will be available through this link: http://releases.cg.eg
The books available include many of the National Centre for Translation, which made available titles such as Meditations on First Philosophy by French philosopher Rene Descartes, Creative Evolution by French philosopher Henri Bergson, Pragmatism by William James, and Homer's Iliad and The Odyssey.