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Organization of Church

From most important to least

Pope in Rome. 

(Italy from the Fall of Rome until 1861 - divided into city states - Some controlled by church (Papal States) Others like Venice, were commercial. 

	(Advise Pope, elect pope) 

Arch Bishops 


Priests & Monks & Nuns

Clovis -500 AD 

	Allies the Franks with Church 

Soon after death … his kingdom falls apart (511 AD) 

Next people to unite western europe, the Carolingians 

Charles Martel

	-Chieftain - Led his army to victory over Islamic forces, at the battle of Tours in 732.