Professor Hans-Friedrich Mueller, Ph.D.

Professor Hans-Friedrich Mueller
  • Union College
  • The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
The Latin language offers keys to more than most people can imagine…until they too learn Latin. I have devoted my life to helping others obtain the keys that they need to unlock the intellectual treasures that interest them most.

Dr. Hans-Friedrich Mueller is the Thomas B. Lamont Professor of Ancient and Modern Literature at Union College in Schenectady, New York. He earned his M.A. in Latin from the University of Florida and his Ph.D. in Classical Philology from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Before coming to Union College, he taught at The Florida State University and the University of Florida. Professor Mueller won the American Philological Association's Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Classics at the College Level, as well as two awards for excellence in teaching at The Florida State University. At the University of Florida, he developed a graduate distance-learning program in classics for high school teachers. In addition to writing numerous articles, Professor Mueller is the author of Roman Religion in Valerius Maximus, the editor of an abridged edition of Gibbon's Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, and the translator of Andreas Mehl's Roman Historiography: An Introduction to Its Basic Aspects and Development. He is also the author of Caesar: Selections from his Commentarii De Bello Gallico and coauthor of Caesar: A LEGAMUS Transitional Reader.

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"Professor Mueller is terrific!! I was hooked by the end of the first lecture. I do hope that he decides to produce an advanced Latin course."

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25 Courses and Sets

  1. Latin 101: Learning a Classical Language

    Latin 101: Learning a Classical Language

    Hans-Friedrich Mueller
    4.7 out of 5
    95% of reviewers would recommend this product
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    Starting at $199.95 Starting at $199.95 $374.95 $199.95$374.95
    Latin lives! The language of Caesar, Cicero, Virgil, St. Jerome, and countless other great authors is alive and well in the modern world. Learning to read Latin is immensely rewarding, and it is a discipline that trains, enhances, and strengthens critical thinking. Embark on this unrivaled adventure with Latin 101: Learning a Classical Language, 36 lectures by Professor Hans-Friedrich Mueller of Union College...
  2. Greek 101: Learning an Ancient Language Sale

    Greek 101: Learning an Ancient Language

    Hans-Friedrich Mueller
    4.8 out of 5
    91% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (68)
    Save up to $285.00 Starting at $69.95 $99.95 $69.95$99.95
    Ancient Greek is a language like no other. It records an astonishing array of great works in different genres, stretching across a thousand years of history. With Greek 101: Learning an Ancient Language, you’ll understand why no translation can capture the expressive power of this incomparable tongue. With no prior experience required, Greek 101 gives you direct access to a remarkable heritage. These user-friendly...
  3. (Set)  Latin 101 & Writing and Civilization Set

    (Set) Latin 101 & Writing and Civilization

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $534.90 Starting at $534.90 $629.90 $534.90$629.90
  4. (Set) Latin 101: Learning a Classical Language & Classical Mythology  Set

    (Set) Latin 101: Learning a Classical Language & Classical Mythology

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $534.90 Starting at $534.90 $629.90 $534.90$629.90
    Step back into ancient cultures with this set of two masterful courses. In Latin 101, you’ll find that learning a “dead” language is, in fact, very engaging and immensely rewarding. With your new linguistic knowledge, you’ll have an even deeper appreciation for the unforgettable and influential tales told in Classical Mythology.
  5. (Set)  Latin 101 & History of Ancient Rome Set

    (Set) Latin 101 & History of Ancient Rome

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $759.90 Starting at $759.90 $894.90 $759.90$894.90
  6. (Set) Latin 101: Learning a Classical Language & The Other Side of History: Daily Life in the Ancient World   Set

    (Set) Latin 101: Learning a Classical Language & The Other Side of History: Daily Life in the Ancient World

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $759.90 Starting at $759.90 $894.90 $759.90$894.90
    No translation can reproduce the elegance and charm of Latin. The key to truly experiencing the words of history’s greatest thinkers is Latin 101, a course that makes this purportedly “difficult” language fun and easy to learn. Then, put your feet in the sandals of ordinary people of the ancient world, from Rome to Minoa to Egypt in The Other Side of History: Daily Life in the Ancient World.
  7. (Set) Latin 101: Learning a Classical Language & Understanding Linguistics: The Science of Language  Set

    (Set) Latin 101: Learning a Classical Language & Understanding Linguistics: The Science of Language

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $639.90 Starting at $639.90 $749.90 $639.90$749.90
    Latin is alive! In this two-course set, you’ll learn the language and see its effects in languages around the world. In Latin 101, Professor Mueller speaks Latin using the restored classical pronunciation, which melodiously approximates the way Latin was spoken in antiquity. How is the capacity for language hard-wired into the human brain and what rules apply to the world’s 6,000 mother tongues?...
  8. (Set) English Grammar Boot Camp & Latin 101 Set

    (Set) English Grammar Boot Camp & Latin 101

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $554.90 Starting at $554.90 $644.90 $554.90$644.90
    Get the inside scoop on language, from the history of ancient vocabulary to the nuances of grammar with this two course set. Start with an enjoyable exploration of the essential aspects of grammar in English Grammar Boot Camp. Then, gain access to some of the world’s greatest thought in its original language with Latin 101: Learning a Classical Language.
  9. (Set) Greek 101 & Latin 101 Set on sale

    (Set) Greek 101 & Latin 101

    Hans-Friedrich Mueller
    Save up to $581.00 Starting at $124.90 $178.90 $124.90$178.90
    Learning to read ancient languages is immensely rewarding, and this two-course set will get you started. Explore classic writings in their original words with Greek 101: Learning an Ancient Language and Latin 101: Learning a Classical Language. Gain unprecedented access to some of the world’s greatest thoughts, and understand why no translation can replace the original language.
  10. (Set) Learning Spanish II & Latin 101 Set

    (Set) Learning Spanish II & Latin 101

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $654.90 Starting at $654.90 $759.90 $654.90$759.90
    Master a lyrical language while exploring the roots that it grew from with this two-course set. Start with Latin 101: Learning a Classical Language, and then move on to Learning Spanish II: How to Understand and Speak a New Language
  11. (Set) Greek 101 & Iliad of Homer Set

    (Set) Greek 101 & Iliad of Homer

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $584.90 Starting at $584.90 $584.90 $584.90$584.90
    The Iliad is one of the world’s greatest masterpieces, so delve into this dramatic two-course set in order to truly grasp its nuances and meaning. Start by learning the fundamentals of the classical language it was written in with Greek 101: Learning an Ancient Language, which uses Homer to help teach the language. Then, dive into the context of the epic with The Iliad of Homer.
  12. (Set) How to Play Chess & Latin 101 Set

    (Set) How to Play Chess & Latin 101

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $554.90 Starting at $554.90 $644.90 $554.90$644.90
    Brush up on your classics and elevate your mind! In How to Play Chess, learn the tactics, strategies, and history of the 1,500 year-old game of kings from a champion player and renowned teacher in chess. Then, discover foundational authors of Western civilization in their original language and the roots of the very language we speak in Latin 101.
  13. (Set) Decoding the Secrets of Egyptian Hieroglyphs & Latin 101 Set

    (Set) Decoding the Secrets of Egyptian Hieroglyphs & Latin 101

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $554.90 Starting at $554.90 $644.90 $554.90$644.90
    Learning ancient languages can unlock the doors of many history and literatures hidden mysteries. This two-course set provides insights by teaching some of our first languages. Start by digging into ancient Egyptian history with Decoding the Secrets of Egyptian Hieroglyphs. Then, examine and learn the language of Caesar, Cicero, Virgil, and more with Latin 101: Learning a Classical Language.
  14. (Set) Greek 101 & Building a Better Vocabulary Set

    (Set) Greek 101 & Building a Better Vocabulary

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $669.90 Starting at $669.90 $769.90 $669.90$769.90
    This robust two-course set provides guiding principals to improve your lexicon. Start with getting a good grasp on English etymology and the foundations of a classical education with Greek 101: Learning an Ancient Language. Then, put that root knowledge to work with Building a Better Vocabulary to elevate your vernacular and even improve your writing, speaking, and thinking abilities.
  15. (Set) Biblical Hebrew & Greek 101 Set

    (Set) Biblical Hebrew & Greek 101

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $669.90 Starting at $669.90 $769.90 $669.90$769.90
    Delve into the wonderful world of ancient language with this two-course set. Learn how to read the Hebrew Bible in its original ancient language with Biblical Hebrew: Learning a Sacred Language. Then, master a graceful alphabet, the precision of the nouns and verbs, the endlessly flexible syntax, and a vivid vocabulary with Greek 101: Learning an Ancient Language.