It was more common than you might think. Yet some obstinate antagonists love to kick against the pricks.
Yes, Dionysus and Adonis were believed to have had bodily resurrections from the dead in sources pre-dating the Common Era.
Ancient legends of water being transformed into wine or blood attributed to characters like Osiris, Dionysus, Adonis, etc., are rooted in the natural phenomenon of a surplus of iron rich sediment washing into a body of water. This was even understood in ancient times, as attested by Lucian of Samosata, et al.
The “reason for the season” is not just for virgin-born manger babies.