glos·sa·ry: a collection of brief explanations (as in the margin or between the lines of a text) of difficult or obscure words or expressions.
TheMoedim.com has provided this glossary of Hebrew and Greek words to aid our readers in the understanding of key concepts used on the site.
BCE- Before the Common Era. This is often used in academia to reference calendar dates prior to the first century.
The CE/BCE notation has been adopted by numerous authors and publishers wishing to be sensitive to "non-Christians" such as our Jewish brethren.