Julius Caesar recorded that the druids of Gaul, Britain and Ireland had metempsychosis as one of their core doctrines:  The principal point of their doctrine is that the soul does not die and that after death it passes from one body into another Jerome writes about "convincing proof" that Origen teaches reincarnation in the original version of the book: The following passage is a convincing proof that he holds the transmigration of the souls and annihilation of bodies.
Memory is one form in which our past consciousness affects our present consciousness. Males account for close to three-quarters of those deaths—almost precisely the same ratio of males who die of unnatural causes in the general population.
Jerome criticizes ideas described in On First Principles. Does that sound like I believe in reincarnation? Three of them were random. Instead, he laid out black-and-white photos of four women on the kitchen table. In PhaedoPlato has his teacher Socratesprior to his death, state: "I am confident that there truly is such a thing as living again, and that the living spring from the dead.
I even got some books from the library on Hollywood, thinking their pictures might help him. Persius in his satires vi. The Greek Pre-Socratics discussed reincarnation, and the Celtic Druids are also reported to have taught a doctrine of reincarnation.
And nobody really understands consciousness. Yeats and Dion Fortune made the subject almost as familiar an element of the popular culture of the west as of the east.
In the 1st century BCE Alexander Cornelius Polyhistor wrote: The Pythagorean doctrine prevails among the Gauls' teaching that the souls of men are immortal, and that after a fixed number of years they will enter into another body.