Which country started using 7 days in week?

Ancient Greece
Ancient Egypt
Ancient India
Babylon
The sev­en-­day week has deep his­tor­i­cal origins in the as­trol­o­gy of Ancient Near East, being ap­prox­i­mate­ly a quarter of a lu­na­tion. It was (in­de­pen­dent­ly) adopted by the Persian Empire, in Judaism and in Hel­lenis­tic as­trol­o­gy, and (via Greek trans­mis­sion) in Gupta India and Tang China.

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Ancient Greece
Ancient Egypt
Ancient India
Babylon
answers
flagthe United Kingdom
16%
14%
5%
60%
68
flagGermany
10%
30%
0%
60%
30
flagthe United States
25%
14%
0%
59%
27
flagPoland
17%
14%
8%
59%
1495
flagSpain
18%
9%
18%
54%
11
flagRepublic of Ireland
30%
10%
10%
50%
10

Gender

men57%
women52%
Ancient Greece
12%
22%
Ancient Egypt
16%
14%
Ancient India
13%
9%
Babylon
57%
53%

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