The first appearance of daylight in the morning
Next morning at sunrise, the battle was renewed.
It was past sunrise, so she rose and flung off her bed covers.
His gaze went to the sunrise, a brilliant display of reds and oranges over the desert.
They'd been there when she originally selected the apartment, of course, but the sight of the sunrise left her breathless.
But the golden and purple hues described by Herodotus may be the colours of sunrise rather than the actual hues of the purple heron.