History of Ice Cream - ThoughtCo
Mar 15, 2020·The origins of ice cream can be traced back to at least the 4th century B.C.E. Early references include the Roman emperor Nero (37-68 C.E.), who ordered ice to be brought from the mountains and combined with fruit toppings. King Tang (618-97 C.E.) of Shang, China had a method of creating ice and milk concoctions.