Merchant of Venice

who are sibllya & Diana ? why does portia mentioned them?

merchent of venice act-3

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Sibylla and Diana, a prophetess in ancient time. Sibylla was famous for her extreme old age, and Duiana was a Roman goddess of feminine virtue and purity. Portia is saying that she will remain unmarried for the rest of her life,like Sibylla, or until a man chooses the right casket and makes her a virtuous girl like Diana.