The oldest archaeological findings date back to the period of the Sabines, although the Romans have the merit of making this a very important area, as evidenced by the remains of the Forum Novum market town. The ‘novum’ name comes from the fact that there was a more ancient market of Sabina origin.
Forum Novum dates back to the second century BC and it was built on a terrace between the Via Flaminia and the Via Salaria.
As is clear from the epigraphs, the city became a municipality during the empire. The inscriptions also recall an aqueduct, built by a private citizen, which fed a fountain and spas.
They have been revealed vast areas of the town inhabited: the forum, the basilica, some shops, a temple and along the road there are funerary monuments and arches of an aqueduct.