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Which ancient civilization is credited with creating the first seasonal calendar with 365 days to a year?
The prevailing modern method of constructing a calendar in the Christian West came from the Egyptians, who worked out a formula for the solar year (12 months of 30 days each, 5 extra days a year, and 1 extra day every 4 years). This method was later adopted by the Romans.

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