‘He Is Risen’ 2016: Best Bible Quotes, Passages, & Memes

Hilaria would later become associated with April Fools' and is where we derive the word "hilarious" from. Ancient gods and goddesses that took the forms of humans only to die and resurrect in the spring season include Baal, Melqart, Adonis, Tammuz, Dionysus, Ishtar, Persephone, and Bari.